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WSJ: Small Factories Take Root in Africa

Why Africa doesn't make more stuff has been an enduring mystery of the global economy. Now, some small manufacturers are making things, from shoes to hot sauces, in places where multinationals fear to tread. Read ...

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HP Invests for Growth in Africa

The FINANCIAL: HP announced it has expanded its operations in Africa by establishing new entities in 10 of the continent’s fast-growing economies. By extending access to its portfolio of hardware, software and services across Africa, HP will enable governments, businesses and consumers ...

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Social Business is Big in Africa

Reuters: Community responsibility is a long standing tradition in Africa. But increasingly, social and environmental responsibility, are also forceful drivers behind the development of clever, beneficial products and services. The lack of accesses to communication or clean water etc, ...

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Carnegie Mellon to Open Branch Campus in Rwanda

From CBS News: Carnegie Mellon University will open a branch campus in Rwanda next year, making it the first American university to do so in central Africa.The students who attend the program in Kigali, Rwanda's capital, will get exactly the same diploma as those who attend Carnegie Mellon's ...

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India bids to be Africa's "New Best Friend"

While China has been able to use its considerable economic clout to forge strong ties with Africa, experts say India is hoping that a mix of soft power and business expertise can win it friends and customers on the continent.&n...

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