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The World Economic Forum ranks the region’s most competitive countries.
Vermont has a larger economy than countries such as Côte d’Ivoire, Zambia and Mozambique.
“If the BRICS countries are able to achieve unity of purpose, I think this group and its new development bank could become very powerful in changing the global financial landscape.”
Visa boss highlights the need to create awareness on the benefits of electronic payments.
Distell has acquired land for factories in both Angola and Nigeria.
Once rocked by war and ethnic tensions, Abidjan is again rising.
Many Africans previously seen as “middle class” are in fact highly vulnerable to various economic shocks.
Simba Corp CEO acquired his business acumen from his father.
“The best way to create a sustainable social impact is finding commercial solutions for social problems.”
In 1991, Togo launched one of the first export processing zones in Africa.
Kenya’s Simba Corp has successfully diversified its business.
While there is clearly no shortage of talent in the continent, Africa has been relatively poor in profiting from it.
Business leaders debate the impact that a weakening South African economy has on the rest of the continent.
The Ebola outbreak threatens to reverse much of the economic progress Liberia has made over the past decade.
Companies in fast-growing African countries will find cost-effective access to international capital through the JSE.