“Political instability and change can inspire action… but it can also bring the business to a halt at other times.”
South African Jolandie Rust shares some of her insight into, and experiences of, travelling in Africa.
The countries of North Africa trade and invest less in each other’s economies than any other region in the world.
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.
It is vital that shale gas production be accompanied by good environmental planning and management.
The 2014 Doing Business report ranks the East African country at 32nd place globally in ease of doing business.
South Africa, Nigeria and Egypt are not the only countries with strong economic growth.
Rand Merchant Bank highlights growth in Ghana, Rwanda and Ethiopia.
“How many times have you heard that many of the fastest-growing economies in the world at the moment are in Africa?”
North Africa specialist Francois Conradie looks at the region’s most important business and politics stories for the month of January 2011.
Sub-Saharan Africa could well have another stock market joining its ranks next year, with the news that Lesotho is planning to open an exchange before the end of 2011, according to its finance minister Timothy Thahane.