Lanre Akinola

This Is Africa

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Editor of This Is Africa, a Financial Times publication, which focuses on the policy and the business environment across the continent

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Africa is more than a troubled continent. It is vast and diverse, with 6 of the world’s 10 fastest-growing economies. Can the US get on board? Does it want to?

Can US Business Thrive in Africa?

Africa is more than a troubled continent. It is vast and diverse, with 6 of the world’s 10 fastest-growing economies. Can the US get on board? Does it want to?

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America's first black President is in Senegal today for only his  second trip to Africa  since a brief visit to Ghana during his first term.

President Obama in Africa — at Last

America's first black President is in Senegal today for only his second trip to Africa since a brief visit to Ghana during his first term.

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