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David Clarke

Mali crisis needs to be resolved fast: African Development Bank

May 11 2012

ADDIS ABABA West African governments - with help from the international community - need to resolve Mali's crisis fast to stop the Sahelian belt becoming a haven for terrorists and traffickers, the head of the African Development Bank said.

Africa PE funds face capital constraints - Citadel

May 11 2012

ADDIS ABABA Raising capital is the biggest constraint facing private equity firms seeking to invest in potential projects in sub-Saharan Africa, the chairman of Egyptian private equity firm Citadel Capital said.

Dangote to spend $7.5 billion on expansion

May 10 2012

ADDIS ABABA Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote said his conglomerate needed to spend $7.5 billion over the next four years to expand operations in a range of sectors.

Toll reaches six in Kenyan capital bus station blast

Mar 11 2012

NAIROBI Kenya blamed Somali al Shabaab rebels on Sunday for grenade attacks that killed at least six people and wounded scores at a bus station near the heart of the capital Nairobi a day earlier.

Kenya's richest man at crossroads after ICC ruling

Jan 26 2012

NAIROBI Uhuru Kenyatta quit as Kenyan finance minister on Thursday, days after being indicted for crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Kenya's richest man at crossroads after ICC ruling

Jan 26 2012

NAIROBI Uhuru Kenyatta quit as Kenyan finance minister Thursday, days after being indicted for crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court (ICC).

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