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Yahsat, the Mubadala-owned satellite operator, has announced plans to launch its third satellite in 2016 in a development that will extend higher Ka-band frequency coverage to an additional 17 countries and rank the Abu Dhabi fi...

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Swiss investment bank, Edmond de Rothschild has raised $530m alongside Dubai’s Abraaj Group and the US-based Carlyle Group for its first Africa-focused private equity fund, and joined a growing list of foreign investors ey...

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Sub-Saharan Africa is achieving some of the most significant gains towards transparency in the commercial real estate sector, according to an index by Jones Lang LaSalle, which ranked Kenya as world’s top improver, closely...

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Dubai’s Xtouch Electronics Trading has launched its products in the Kenyan market with its range of affordable smartphones devices that it believes will appeal to the Kenyan youth, and purports to now be the fastest growin...

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In spite of downward shifting expectations in the LNG industry, opportunity persists in Mozambique for smaller producers which lack the over-exposure of large gas multinationals to market forces such as overcapacity in infrastru...

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In an exclusive interview with Gulf Africa Review, Ahmed bin Sulayem, executive chairman of the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), discusses the outlook of the UAE's largest free zone and its steadily growing relationshi...

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Abraaj Group, a Dubai-based private equity group, expects to raise an additional $500m-$750m in capital and deploy $200m-$300m in sub-Saharan Africa from its existing funds over the next 12 months, Abraaj partner Sev Vettivetpil...

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Regional investment bank EFG Hermes expects that recovering Gulf stock markets coupled with rising merger and acquisition activity, particularly with regard to opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa, will play a prominent role in t...

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Caramel Group, a Dubai-based hospitality company, has announced the opening of the ‘Caramel Restaurant & Lounge – Nairobi’, a venue located in the Kenyan capital’s upmarket ABC Place shopping centre a...

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The market for auto parts for passenger vehicles in Africa, currently valued at $7.68bn, could double in size by 2020 according to one expert speaking at the Automechanika Dubai trade show, the largest automotive aftermarket gat...

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