Archive for the ‘South Sudan’ category

Connected East Africa: Kenya leads, the region follows

Regional ICT integration is very much on the agenda.

Airline Flydubai increasing its business on the continent

UAE’s low-cost airline Flydubai is increasing its routes to several destinations in northern and eastern Africa.

The cost of war: How the South Sudan conflict is impacting the entire East Africa

The ravages of war are not being felt only in South Sudan.

The decline of Sudan’s cappuccino-sipping middle class

Sudan’s boom years ended when South Sudan seceded in 2011.

From Egypt to Zimbabwe: Seeing profits where others see instability

“Investors should focus on positioning themselves on the right side of policy, as opposed to politics.”

The rise of Africa’s banking champions

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

East African oil and gas discoveries could kick-start economic transformation

Standard Bank expects East African oil and gas discoveries to fundamentally transform the region’s economies.

Survey reveals Africa’s most expensive cities for expats

Two African cities are included in the top 10 of a recent ranking of the world’s most expensive cities for expatriates.

Oil and mining to be the backbone of East Africa’s economic growth

Oil, gas and mining developments could have positive spill-over effects for the rest of the economy.

Report: Africa’s economic prosperity at risk from instability

Economic progress does not just depend on having impressive numbers of GDP growth, high-rise buildings or first-class highways.

The American entrepreneur who found his groove in South Sudan

Selling satellite phones, electronics and heavy vehicles is Ian Cox’s business.

‘Investors shouldn’t write off South Sudan just yet’

“It definitely takes a strong heart to decide to work in South Sudan.”

South Sudan conflict ‘could reinfect’ East African economic growth, warns analyst

Instability in South Sudan could negatively affect foreign investment and economic growth in the region.

Crisis in South Sudan shows major business risks remain in parts of Africa

Recent violence in South Sudan could erase much of the country’s progress since independence.

Unilever director rounds up consumer goods business in 2013

“It has been a year that has tested business and the capacity of business to survive at a time like this.”