Archive for the ‘South Sudan’ category
In 2006 Tony Sugden, a retired Major in the British Army, co-founded Warrior Security.
Eldoret-Juba road of Kenya and South Sudan will be upgraded and a one-stop border post at Nadapal will be built.
“As in all emergent markets, first movers stand to win – and win big,” says Peter Guest, journalist and author of Africa’s Century: Making Money On The New Frontier.
It seems mobile operators are keen to replicate the success of Kenya’s mobile money industry in neighbouring South Sudan.
Advertising group TBWA is planning to open an affiliate agency in South Sudan as part of its expansion in east Africa.
Although he accomplished much during his lifetime, John Deere probably never thought that his company’s products would one day be sold in South Sudan.
“Africa is long on opportunities, but short of capital and short of experienced general partners.”
Barely a few months after independence, South Sudan will host its first trade and investment conference in a bid to attract investors to the fragile region.
Tokyo-based Japan Tobacco recently announced a deal to buy a Sudanese cigarette manufacturer. We interview Fadoul Pekhazis, who looks after the company’s Africa business.
A satellite land cover survey by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has revealed that only 4.5% of South Sudan’s available land is currently under cultivation.
South Sudan started rolling out its new currency on Monday – the South Sudan Pound – escalating a point of simmering disagreement with Khartoum after the country split away from the north on 9 July.
Demand for air travel to South Sudan is increasing, prompting Kenya Airways to double its flights to the capital Juba.
Southern Sudan’s agriculture sector holds good potential for investment across the value chain.
Many business people are looking at opportunities in southern Sudan. How we made it in Africa interviews one of the experts on doing business in the region.