Archive for the ‘Mauritius’ category
I’m often asked where I’ll will be investing in the coming months and years? So here are five hotspots that I’d highlight for 2015.
The African continent is set to record a projected +5% economic growth in 2015.
“In terms of role models, I look up to the hip-hop guys… these people came from nothing and they created empires.”
A look at the complexities of exchange controls in Africa and the role they are currently playing in South Africa.
Many businesses are denied funding as their records are not up to scratch.
Regulations, strong exchange control and small returns deter foreign investment in African startups.
Listing and legal fees, and little chance to earn significant capital deter multinationals from listing on local stock exchanges.
Visitors to Africa are increasingly looking for family-orientated safari options.
“Funds participating in the survey provided effective capital preservation and outperformed equity markets in the region.”
The SADC recognises the importance of public-private partnerships in funding development projects.
The 2014 Doing Business report ranks the East African country at 32nd place globally in ease of doing business.
Despite growth across the continent, the majority of Africans still live below the bread line.
East Africa is “an attractive destination” for private equity funding.
A South African couple turned a crippling experience into a good business opportunity.
How we made it in Africa publisher Jaco Maritz shares his thoughts on Mauritius.