Archive for the ‘Sierra Leone’ category

Seeing investment opportunities in post-war Liberia and Sierra Leone

The West Africa Venture Fund hopes to stimulate economies affected by years of conflict.

Nursing Sierra Leone’s agricultural sector back to health

The government is urging Sierra Leoneans to decrease their over reliance on rice by eating other crops.

Six ideas to make a success of your African-based business in 2014

DHL country managers provide tips on doing business across the continent.

China in Africa: New challenges beyond the commodities super cycle

There are indications that China’s activities in Africa will be more varied in future.

Rwanda’s improving business environment is turning heads

The 2014 Doing Business report ranks the East African country at 32nd place globally in ease of doing business.

Redefining development equity in Africa

Private equity firm Phatisa discusses its role in development and investment across the continent.

How Indian vehicle manufacturers are winning in Africa

Since 2008 Indian car exports to African countries have grown 160%, shows report.

Helping Africa win more inclusive deals for its oil and minerals

Natural resources-driven wealth often does not translate into prosperity for African populations.

From army officer to UT Bank CEO: Interview with Prince Kofi Amoabeng

Ghana’s Prince Kofi Amoabeng speaks about the growth of his financial services business.

Hospitality group expects ‘to make a lot of money’ in West Africa

Mangalis Management is an African hospitality group that wants to put Africa on the map.

Phatisa: Final close of the African Agriculture Fund at $243m

Phatisa has announced the successful conclusion of its fundraising for the African Agriculture Fund (AAF), with $243m in total capital commitments.

There is a first mover advantage in francophone Africa, says expert

French-speaking African countries offer just as much investment potential as their English-speaking counterparts.

A Kenyan TV producer shares her thoughts on the business of showbiz

A Kenyan TV producer shares how she started out on her own.

High African growth rates distort the real development image

“How many times have you heard that many of the fastest-growing economies in the world at the moment are in Africa?”

Why business people should give Sierra Leone a second look

“One of the biggest challenges is the misconception about the state of insecurity, particularly for those who have never been to Sierra Leone.”