UK-Africa trade and investment: who benefits?

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Gold exports make up half of Tanzania export earnings

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AfDB President Wants Africa to Invest U.S.$1.8 Trillion on Infrastructure

Africa's $1.8trillion pension and sovereign wealth assets should be used to develop infrastructure in the continent, the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr...

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UK investors urged to deepen economic ties with Africa

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UK-Africa trade and investment: who benefits?

There has been much hype about a major Africa investment summit being hosted by the UK. Attended by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and an array of royals,...