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Egypt’s Energy Demand Attracts Investors’ Interests

Egypt’s electricity demand is growing at one of the fastest rates in the world and the government’s clear commitment to the development of renewable energy, through the creation of bankable policy frameworks, and the support of the MESIA Trade Mission has the potential to create one of the world’s largest renewable energy markets.

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Nigerian Finance Minister Urges Incoming Administration to Tackle Country’s Tarnished Image, Among Other Things

Minister Okonjo-Iweala, who has managed Nigeria’s finance for the last two administrations -President Goodluck Jonathan and President Olusegun Obasanjo- said now that the much anticipated presidential election is over and people have rightfully voiced their opinions through a democratic process about widespread issues affecting the country in electing a new president, the next thing that the new federal government should tackle, other than the obvious security issues surrounding Boko Haram terrorist activities in the Northern part of the country -is to put in place institutional mechanisms that will help fight corruptions and enhance transparency in the government and restructure programs and processes that are not working so the country’s economy agenda can move beyond oil to strengthen the economy.

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