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  • Nairobi by night. Mo Ibrahim: out of AfricaAfrica is still rising, just more slowly, says the billionaire behind an index that measures its annual progress. And now it's got Ebola to contend with too
  • Construction-iStock Brick by brickAlthough the urgent need to upgrade infrastructure is a challenge shared across the G20, potential solutions lie in wait, says Bill Banks.
  • European Central Bank Frankfurt Europe back in the gameAlthough Europe is regaining strength after years of recession and austerity, more needs to be done to safeguard continuing foreign investment, says EY's Marc Lhermitte.
  • Australia: beware conservative complacency
    After two decades of economic good times, Australia's prosperity is under threat while Tony Abbott's government pursues pet ideological projects Australians may come to...


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  • IPSASB chair Andreas Bergmann at WCOA Rome 2014IPSASB chair Andreas Bergmann talks to Public Finance International about the lessons from countries implementing IPSAS and the impact of the sovereign debt crisis. 17 November 2014
  • Whiteman: accountants 'must speak up on tax'The accountancy profession must do more to help tackle increasing public disquiet about tax avoidance around the globe and can no longer 'hide behind the letter of the law', CIPFA chief executive Rob Whiteman has said. 14 November 2014
  • US urged to take action to stem rising debtThe United States needs to either cut spending or increase taxes by around $18.4bn to stop its national debt levels from rising, a senior accountant in the country's public accountability body has said. 13 November 2014

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