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The new scramble by mining giants for the assets of Ashanti Goldfields will test the government's ability to ensure that there are Ghanaian winners in the transaction. EVEREST EKONG examines the options.
Africa is facing a massive infrastructure backlog that needs to be tackled in a structured, but aggressive manner. Mandla Gantsho, CEO and managing director of the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) spoke to ELVIRA VAN NIEKERK on what needs to be done to solve the problem.
Cellular telephony usage is growing rapidly on the African continent. Major products - such as the actual handsets, are all mainly manufactured in Europe, the Far East and the US. But the tide is turning. A group of South African engineers have just launched a cellphone.
The billion dollar bidding war over the future of Ghanaian gold miner, Ashanti, was brought home, as the two rivals embarked on more public relations in Accra, Ghana. MARK ANTHONY KWATENG reports from Accra.