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Civil war versus socio-economic political protests: Libya’s zero-sum game

By: In On Africa IOA     23rd March 2011 Since January 2011, civilian uprisings have spread like wildfire in the Arab World, culminating in the fall of authoritarian regimes and its... 

India - SACU Preferential Trade Agreement: Who will be the true beneficiaries?

By: In On Africa IOA     22nd March 2011 In January 2011, Indian Minister of Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma announced that the long-discussed Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) between... 

Norms, culture and identity: China in Africa: Why they have been so successful in conducting business in Africa

By: In On Africa IOA     17th March 2011 Two-way trade has been booming between China and Africa and statistics indicate that this is only the beginning. Cordial business relations between... 

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New Patent Deals: What they might mean to HIV in Africa

By: In On Africa IOA     16th March 2011 Access to antiretroviral (ARV) drugs to fight HIV is a critical component of efforts to stem the tide of the disease. Until the early 2000s and the... 

Low carbon farming: Benefits and opportunities for smallholder farmers in Africa 

By: In On Africa IOA     15th March 2011 It is widely acknowledged that agricultural production in Africa will decline significantly in the years to come as adverse weather events become... 

An African Prosperity: Looming in uncertainty

By: In On Africa IOA     14th March 2011 Gabon, West Africa. A country made up of almost 85% rainforest. Home to lowland gorillas, forest elephants and surfing-ocean-wave hippos; it is one... 

Whither post-revolutionary Egypt? The evolution of the Egyptian revolution and prospects for Arab/Muslim democracy

By: In On Africa IOA     11th March 2011 Following 30 years of autocratic rule, the Egyptian people, inspired by the successful ouster of former Tunisian President Ben Ali, carried out a... 

Manuel's choice 

By: Denis Worrall     10th March 2011 President Zuma, who spent last week on a state visit to France, returned at the week-end to face some very serious problems – in fact problems that... 

Weathering the 'Haboob', Sudan’s potential conflict zones in 2011

By: In On Africa IOA     10th March 2011 February 2011 has been a rather significant month in terms of Sudan’s evolution. This year, hopes for lasting peace in Sudan are firmly back on the... 

Africa’s nuclear Renaissance, Part II

By: In On Africa IOA     9th March 2011 The availability and sustainability of reliable access to energy sources are vital to every aspect of human development and human security. As all... 

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