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  1. SunEdison claims polysilicon breakthrough

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    Wed, 1 Oct 2014

    closing of $50M in debt financing for a 23.8MW Jordanian solar project expected to see construction start in Q4. The deal follows SunEdison's confidential IPO filing for an Asian/ African solar project YieldCo. Post your comment!

  2. Adding Narrow-moat Rexam to Our Best Ideas List

    Commentary

    Wed, 1 Oct 2014

    efficiency at plants and generate high returns on investment in its major markets while investing for growth in frontier markets like Africa , the Middle East, and India where beverage cans remain a small part of the beverage packaging mix. We believe Rexam is worth

  3. EFG Hermes to pay $208 mln for 49 pct stake in wind power firm EDPR France

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    Wed, 1 Oct 2014

    DUBAI, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Egypt's EFG Hermes Holdings said its private equity arm bought a 49 percent stake in wind power firm EDPR France for $208 million, according to a statement on Wednesday, its first investment outside the Middle East and Africa .

  4. UPDATE 1-Investment Corp of Dubai eyes more business with Africa's Dangote

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    Wed, 1 Oct 2014

    DUBAI, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD) is exploring further investment opportunities with African conglomerate Dangote Group, the chief executive of the emirate's fund said on Wednesday.

  5. Dubai sovereign fund ICD exploring investment opps with Dangote Group

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    Wed, 1 Oct 2014

    DUBAI, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Investment Corporation of Dubai is exploring further investment opportunities with African conglomerate Dangote Group, the chief executive of the emirate's fund said on Wednesday.

  6. Industrials: Pockets of Value in Automotive

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    Wed, 1 Oct 2014

    company has nearly 50% share in the fast-growing Brazilian market, plus attractive market share positions in Europe and Africa . In a weak near-term operating environment, cost-saving opportunities should emerge from a 2015 small-tractor platform

  7. Tech & Telecom: Big Data Takes Many Forms, so Choose Wisely

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    Wed, 1 Oct 2014

    its proposed acquisition of Jazztel, though at a high cost) and Poland, and operates in 18 countries in the Middle East or Africa , which are some of the fastest-growing countries in the world. We don't think these operations are fully appreciated by

  8. UPDATE 4-Traveler from Liberia is first Ebola patient diagnosed in U.S.

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    Tue, 30 Sep 2014

    Sept 30 (Reuters) - A man who flew from Liberia to Texas has become the first patient infected with the deadly Ebola virus to be diagnosed in the United States, health officials said on Tuesday, a sign the outbreak ravaging West Africa may spread globally.

  9. Oil Prices Set to Stay Weak as Supply Overwhelms Demand

    Commentary

    Tue, 30 Sep 2014

    prior month and 14% in July 2013, according to Canadian trade data. Most of the displaced oil was from North and West Africa . "Canadians now are taking U.S. crude instead of Brent-related crude .... Ray

  10. TRF-Ebola spreading fast, international aid not enough-experts

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    Tue, 30 Sep 2014

    spreading so fast that it is turning into a humanitarian crisis leaving children orphaned, families hungry and people dying of treatable conditions, top health experts said on Tuesday in calling for more international aid for West Africa .

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