Archive for the ‘Central African Republic’ category

Award-winning writer questions ‘Africa rising’ narrative

In his new book, Peter Guest comments on the unchecked optimism about the continent’s investment potential.

There is a first mover advantage in francophone Africa, says expert

French-speaking African countries offer just as much investment potential as their English-speaking counterparts.

Niger and DRC: Frustrating environments with untapped retail potential

Retail growth opportunities in some African countries are restricted by regulatory and political situations.

China to build power plant in Central African Republic

The Central African Republic (CAR) said on Monday it had signed a 14 billion CFA franc ($30.6 million) deal with a Chinese company to complete construction of a 10 megawatt power plant that would increase power supply to the capital.

Country overview: Central African Republic

According to the Doing Business 2010 report, the Central African Republic ranks 183 out of the 183 countries included in the rankings, making it one of the most difficult places in the world to do business.