Archive for the ‘Foreign investment’ category

John Deere on the trends driving African farming

Agriculture in Africa has only recently emerged from being a predominantly donor sector, says Jacques Taylor.

Survey reveals Africa’s most expensive cities for expats

Two African cities are included in the top 10 of a recent ranking of the world’s most expensive cities for expatriates.

Executives rank South Africa as a top FDI destination, despite weakening economy

South Africa ranked as only African country in A.T. Kearney’s top 25 most attractive FDI markets.

Trouble of doing business in Ethiopia worth the rewards, says investor

Investor shares his experience of doing business in Ethiopia.

Drinks manufacturers set sights firmly on Ethiopia

To meet demand, a glass bottle manufacturing plant is being set up in Ethiopia.

Terrorism in a land of opportunity: What should investors make of Nigeria?

“In the mist of every chaos lies the opportunity.”

Information and attitude – what you need to make money in Angola

“Companies that are willing to take risks are seeing the benefits and returns in Angola.”

Ghana: Changing perspectives of Russian, Ukrainian and Middle Eastern investors

Ghana’s commercial and residential property market is attracting attention.

UK supermarket billionaire setting up investment vehicle for East Africa

Lord David Sainsbury’s Msingi will support new companies in key sectors.

The truths and fictions of the Africa rising story

Nasser Sattar looks at the realities of Africa’s growth story.

Africa’s 15 hottest investment zones

Sub-Saharan Africa has seen a 4.7% increase in foreign direct investment in 2013.

How multinationals have seized the African opportunity

Telecom, insurance and oil companies have seen growth across the continent.

Mark Mobius on why Nigeria is an African giant

The development of Nigeria has great implications for the entire continent.

Africa needs more Dangotes, says Heineken CEO

Capitalism is a “blend of national investment and foreign direct investment”.

Investors failing to see promise in Africa’s problems

Investment flows into Africa often don’t match up to the positive sentiment about the continent.