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EDITORIAL
Africa's great opportunity to rebalance China trade
Last month’s ministerial forum on China-Africa Co-operation (FOCAC) in Beijing presents a unique opportunity for African countries to turn around what has been a relationship of two unequally matched powers writes Malcolm Ray.

LETTER FROM LAGOS
Lagos’s Highway ‘Robbers’
They dart between fast-paced vehicles and scurry among slow-moving ones, holding on to wares as varied as toothpaste and hi-fi systems; snacks and vacuums; bootlegged CDs and complete Chinaware. Toun Aderele welcomes you to the world of Lagos’s highway traders.

LETTER FROM DAR
The president, the rainmaker and the hip-hop star
JK is travelling too much. He must cut back! So states one of the parliamentarians in Tanzania, echoing concern that President Jakaya Kikwete is globetrotting aimlessly writes Rose Thuo.

LETTERS FROM KAMPALA
It’s tea and tourism time in Uganda
The year seems to be going quite well as far as our tea exports are concerned. We will earn $47,6 mn this year and the Uganda Tea Association has projected this to be a 20 percent growth writes Maryanne Njeri.


Editorial
EDITORIAL
Africa's great opportunity to rebalance China trade
Last month’s ministerial forum on China-Africa Co-operation (FOCAC) in Beijing presents a unique opportunity for African countries to turn around what has been a relationship of two unequally matched powers writes Malcolm Ray.

STATEMENT
Libel case against Moneyweb
The Citizen Newspaper carried a Moneyweb article on Monday, March 27 2006 that was entirely defamatory against Chief Executive Everest Ekong and the Business in Africa Group.

EDITORIAL
Going to war over a tender is 'business'
“That’s business,” a colleague once told me, responding to questionmarks hanging over the death of slain South African mining magnate, Brett Kebble, last year.

AFRICA
Africa's courageous women entrepreneurs
With women comprising 52% of Africa’s estimated 805 million people there can be no doubt that the empowerment of women is imperative for the continent’s sustainable growth.

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP
Developing practical leadership
One of the major paradoxes of leadership is that while people expect a leader to have a significant amount of self-confidence, they may be repelled by such a leader if a perception develops that he is veering towards arrogance. Therefore, good leadership calls for a happy equilibrium between a lack of cantankerous arrogance and a level of humility that may not allow a leader to be decisive.





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