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Economics, Policy & Regulation

Somalia: Debt Relief Breakthrough

Somalia, ravaged by civil war, terrorism and economic hardship, is poised to receive substantial international debt relief, marking a crucial...
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Browse additional economic indicators and data sets, selected by Global Finance editors, to learn more about Somalia economic outlook, debt to GDP ratio, international trade performance and population trends. Rankings of Somalia best banks and safest banks are also available.

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Investors Wary In Run-Up to Kenya’s Presidential Election

NEWSMAKERS: KENYA   By Dan Keeler   Nervousness about Kenya’s March 2013 general election is prompting international investors to put their investment plans on hold, says Musalia Mudavadi, one of the leading candidates in the presidential race.   Mudavadi: Kenya’s ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Country Report: Nigeria

TIME FOR CHANGE By Antonio Guerrero Nigeria holds great promise with its massive oil reserves, but endemic corruption, unfettered militant attacks on pipelines and lack of regulatory clarity could halt progress in its tracks. When the Nigerian ...

Country Report

Country Report: Angola

ANGOLA: ON THE ROAD TO RECOVERY By Dan Keeler Ravaged by a 27-year civil war and buffeted by the recent global financial crisis, Angola has suffered more than its fair share of challenges. Undaunted, its leaders are striving ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Emerging Markets Focus: Africa

COVER STORY: SEA CHANGE By Jonathan Gregson Africa's economic prospects have never been better. Fifty years after British prime minister Harold Macmillan spoke of a wind of change sweeping across the African continent, the sort of development ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Cover Story: Africa Leads The Way To A New Era

EMERGING MARKETS FOCUS: AFRICA Africa’s economic development will be fueled more by its relationships with other emerging markets than with historical partners in the West. By Anita Hawser For hundreds of years Africa has represented a ...