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In the recently held summit in Washington with African leaders, U.S. President Barack Obama emphasised how the relationship between America and Africa is evolving.
Cameroon has cut some of its costly fuel subsidies, a move that will please international donors calling for reforms, although similar moves have been reversed in the past due to the threat of protests against subsequent price rises.
In May 2013, South Africa played host to the 23rd World Economic Forum on Africa (WEF Africa). The theme of the conference was “Delivering on Africa’s Promise”. The conference saw key players and investors from all over the world convene to discuss a sustainable path of growth and development for the continent. The summit sought to address three key themes, Accelerating Economic Diversification, Boosting Strategic Infrastructure and Unlocking Africa’s Talent.
According to the Fraud Risk Barometer, the occurrence of reported fraud has decreased from 503 in the first half of 2012 to 348 cases in the second half of 2012. It is the third consecutive period where a decrease in reported fraud and corruption …