Archive for the ‘Nigeria’ category

Unpacking Power Africa: A good opportunity for the private sector?

How we made it in Africa talks to OPIC about the nitty-gritty of the Power Africa initiative.

Which African cities will offer the best opportunities in the coming years?

PwC says investors should look beyond Lagos, Kinshasa and Johannesburg.

Ebola: 50% of multinationals have no policy to deal with pandemics

New survey reveals many global companies are not prepared to cope with pandemics.

The rise of Africa’s banking champions

There has been a rapid expansion of banking activities across the continent in recent years.

Why Carlyle Group CEO is bullish about private equity in Africa

If there is going to be a great explosion in private equity, it will be in Africa, says David Rubenstein.

Foreign-born development fantasies will make African cities a nightmare

African cities have become the world’s next property investment frontier.

US-Africa Summit: Six investment ideas for US firms seeking returns in Africa

Investment perspectives from top business leaders.

Africa’s local dynamos: Five companies changing the rules of business

These “local dynamos” are winning customers through innovative business models.

US-Africa trade: A look at the real issues around AGOA

How successful has AGOA been in the past 14 years and what future does it hold for Africa?

Want to crack the Nigerian market? Five tips for consumer goods companies

McKinsey shares some strategies for success in the Nigerian market.

The glory and pitfalls of the Nigerian entrepreneurial spirit

Nigerians’ desire for upward social mobility is the driving force of the country’s entrepreneurial spirit.

Nigeria: Insecurity and its impact on business

Opinions among local entrepreneurs and international business leaders about Nigeria’s security challenges differ widely.

Consumer potential: Three Nigerian city clusters to compete with Lagos

McKinsey suggests three city clusters in Nigeria with sizable populations to rival Lagos.

By 2030 Nigeria could have a higher GDP than the Netherlands or Malaysia

There is another side to the Nigeria story that has been overshadowed by the recent headlines.

Are exchange controls a benefit or detriment to African business?

A look at the complexities of exchange controls in Africa and the role they are currently playing in South Africa.