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“The macro story in East Africa echoes that of Africa, and that makes it a relatively more attractive region.”
A major Chinese shoe manufacturer is lacing up for the long run in this economic powerhouse. Will others follow?
Some see foreign acquisitions of African farmland as as opportunity, but many see it a a threat.
The African diaspora is playing a significant role in the continent’s growth story.
Emerging markets-based companies pose competitive threats to Western firms.
Tech giant Ericsson is seeing “phenomenal potential” in sub-Saharan Africa.
“Every country is different, as are their regulatory and financial landscapes.”
Consolidating maps of where minerals lie and developing local procurement and infrastructure are key to mining in Africa.
“When Chinese firms consider investment destinations around the world, Africa is always top of mind.”
Investec recently invested in Nigeria-based Daraju Industries, which manufactures affordable home and personal care products.
What worked in Brazil, India or China will not necessarily work in Africa, says IBM East Africa head.
Investors are wary of labour strife, the nationalisation debate and government accountability in South Africa.
After a decade of little growth, Gaïcha Saddy is positively surprised by recent development projects in Niger.
RisCura offers thoughts on the challenges of investing in sub-Saharan Africa.
Private equity valuation specialist Rory Ord shares his thoughts on the future of private equity deals in Africa.