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The top five shopping centres in sub-Saharan Africa, based on their attractiveness for international tenants.
“Throughout my career, I have put lot of emphasis on building my teams and getting them involved in decision making.”
For many business people in the continent’s English-speaking countries, Francophone Africa remains a complex region.
“Today we are lagging behind, but in the next couple years as the internet revolution becomes a reality, I think this gap will be closed very quickly.”
Mobile operator Orange has launched a service that will allow users to access Facebook from even the simplest handsets.
The principal risk in building a company in Africa lies not in the continent’s socio-political conditions.
The SIFCA group is one of Africa’s biggest agro-industrial firms. The Abidjan-based company lost 24 employees in the recent Ivorian conflict, including its CEO. How we made it in Africa speaks to new CEO, Bertrand Vignes.
One of the world’s largest providers of flexible office space, Regus, recently opened their newest office in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
Aix-en-Provence, Avignon, and now Abidjan. French grill restaurant chain Hippopotamus has opened its first West African outlet in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
Ivory Coast faces severe economic consequences if the impasse between election winner Alassane Ouattara and rival Laurent Gbagbo is not resolved.
Actis, a private equity investor focused solely on emerging markets, has confirmed that its portfolio company, Globeleq, has acquired a majority interest in the Azito gas-fired power plant near Abidjan in Cote d’Ivoire.
Olam International has announced that it will invest US$43.5 million in Cote d’Ivoire to set up a cocoa processing facility in Abidjan.