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2014
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The enormous potential of a strong trade partnership between the U.S. and Africa will be a key takeaway from last week’s inaugural U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington.

Hosted by President Obama and drawing representatives from 47 African countries, the three-day conference was aimed at strengthening trade and economic ties with sub-Saharan Africa. Obama announced at the conference that together the U.S. government, World Bank and businesses will invest a combined $33 billion in Africa’s economy.
2013
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THE experts who gathered in Durban last week for a conference on how developing nations can "create and leverage intellectual property (IP)" did not have to go far for an example of what not to do. They simply had to peek at the government's own proposal for revamping IP, the subject of intense domestic debate in the two months since it was released. Click title to learn more
The Lekki-Epe Road Concession is a 30-year concession agreement between the Lagos State Government and a private company called LCC (Lekki Concession Company) in a Build Operate and Transfer (BOT) scheme. In the Public Private Partnership (PPP) framework, BOT is a model in which a single contract is awarded for the design, construction and operation of a capital project for a specified period. Ownership and control typically reverts back to the public after a specified period. Click title to learn more
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