Archive for the ‘Egypt’ category

From Egypt to Zimbabwe: Seeing profits where others see instability

“Investors should focus on positioning themselves on the right side of policy, as opposed to politics.”

Why it’s prime time to invest in Egypt now

Business research company Infomineo explains why it decided to set up its second African office in Egypt.

Three things you should understand about African stock markets

What investors should know about using Africa’s stock markets to tap into its growth story.

Africa’s top five most travelled to cities

The 2014 MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index looks at Africa’s top five destination cities.

Africa’s 15 hottest investment zones

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

Finding the right chord: A look at integration in North Africa

The countries of North Africa trade and invest less in each other’s economies than any other region in the world.

South Africa dominates ranking of continent’s top airports

South Africa may no longer be Africa’s biggest economy but its airports are still the best in the continent.

Entrepreneur talks about launching the first Egyptian co-working space

“If you have an idea and are passionate about it, just do it,” says founder of The District.

‘Mobile money has moved from this new thing into an industry,’ says MasterCard

Some 70% of world’s active mobile money users are in sub-Saharan Africa.

Three online shopping trends to pay attention to

Security remains a concern for most African consumers who shop online, a survey finds.

Young CEO invents navigational technology for the blind

The Mubser prototype uses RGB imaging and infrared depth data to help blind people to imagine their surroundings.

Emerging markets outlook: Shaping the next decade

The Templeton Emerging Markets Group highlights trends that could affect investment in emerging markets.

Four things you need to know about doing business in North Africa

Despite their geographical proximity, the countries of North Africa vary greatly. While some nations are still dealing with the effects of the Arab Spring, it is business as usual in others.

Facebook in Africa: mobile phones and SME advertisers are key

Facebook is trying to grow its penetration on the continent by partnering with mobile operators and developers in Africa.

Analyst looks at where Porsche should seek to expand in Africa

Euromonitor’s household income data suggests African countries where Porsche may do good business.