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Africa needs to deal with the misconceptions around the continent’s size, risks and opportunities by branding and marketing itself better.
A trusted and capable local business partner is a sought-after commodity in Africa.
“I think we are missing an unbelievable opportunity,” says Robert Scharar.
Coupled with strong economic growth over the past decade, Nigeria’s huge population presents many business opportunities for companies.
The Unites States has been slow to seize the business opportunities on the continent.
One of the economies that is eyeing Africa’s agricultural potential is the United Arab Emirates.
Dubai, a global trade and business hub, is looking to boost its role as a gateway to trade and investment opportunities in Africa.
Sub-Saharan Africa is usually not at the forefront of fixed income investors’ minds when thinking about where to look for investment opportunities.
As competition for private equity deals in Africa starts to heat up, investors need to be able to clearly demonstrate their true value proposition.
“There is a real opportunity to build a business in order to serve the growing local market,” says Riaz Currimjee, partner of Surya Capital.
General Motors sees opportunities in catering for Africa’s growing middle class.
“Urbanisation plus growing consumption plus internet and new technologies boom, help us to have great hopes.”
Africa’s infrastructure developments continues to be dominated by projects that facilitate the pit to port transportation of resources.
It seems like the issue surrounding China’s involvement in Africa just cannot go to rest.
The fifth BRICS Summit will be based on the theme “BRICS and Africa – partnership for development, integration and industrialisation”