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I am very positive about Africa. However, I am also sceptical about the various reports being produced that market the ‘Africa rising’ narrative.
“I understood the informal sector was real.”
“China is no longer the factory of the world. China is becoming the market of the world.”
Competition for talent is increasing in Africa.
“Today the prices of sisal in the world are US$2,000 a ton, and my cost of production is $700 a ton.”
Africa Tech Trends is a fortnightly column by Tom Jackson focusing on the most important developments in Africa’s technology industry.
How we made it in Africa speaks to Karl Westvig, CEO of financial services firm AFB.
The International Olympic Committee says it would welcome any credible bid from an African city.
I cannot shake off a sense of nervousness and mild irritation, each time I listen to the gospel of Africa’s enormous opportunity.
Where once stood overgrown bush and sisal plantations, now sits a luxury golf estate .
The IMF predicts that six of the world’s 10 fastest-growing economies in 2014 will be in Africa.
I am more convinced than ever that the single biggest constraint to the growth of multinationals in Africa is perspective.
At the Kenyan coast stands the 2,500 acre Vipingo Ridge golf development.
“There are some dangers in overstating the ‘Africa rising’ view,” says Goldman Sachs head.
With Nigeria’s property market becoming more sophisticated, new prime grade commercial developments offers a number of opportunities.