The Carlyle Group has seen greater than expected investor interest in a fund focused solely on sub-Saharan Africa.
Investors interested in Nigeria should be prepared, and be in it for the long term.
Offering courses in a variety of subjects, Beni American University students access all material online.
Domino’s is another US fast food brand entering the African market.
To get around traffic problems in Lagos, DHL Express transports express cargo via boat.
Facebook might soon be providing internet access to rural parts of Africa through high-altitude drones.
After months of speculation, Nigeria today officially overtook South Africa as the largest economy on the continent.
A report shows investors are increasingly willing to back African-focused private equity funds.
“Mali has gone through a difficult time. It is getting back slowly.”
A number of companies are vying to become the Amazon of their respective territories.
Consulting firm A.T. Kearney has ranked Benin as the 11th most attractive market for retailers in Africa.
The African Retail Development Index highlights markets that hold potential for growth in retail.
“I don’t think you have a region in the world with a bigger opportunity than Africa,” says agribusiness boss.
One of Africa’s “best-kept secrets”, Malawi is set for growth in its tourism and hospitality industry.
Nairobi is “the most important African business centre between the Mediterranean and Johannesburg”.