Archive for the ‘Sudan’ category
South African Jolandie Rust shares some of her insight into, and experiences of, travelling in Africa.
Sudan’s boom years ended when South Sudan seceded in 2011.
“Investors should focus on positioning themselves on the right side of policy, as opposed to politics.”
PwC says investors should look beyond Lagos, Kinshasa and Johannesburg.
Recent violence in South Sudan could erase much of the country’s progress since independence.
The Sino-Africa Centre of Excellence is focused on improving relations between Africa and China.
International surveys show the high cost of living in oil producing African cities.
“The once dominant influence of the West is diminishing and it will have to metamorphose a new relationship with Africa.”
“South Sudan, as part of East Africa, has the potential to become a substantial market in the next few years.”
Sudan may not be a country that many foreign investors are rushing into, but with its geographic positioning for trade, and opportunities in agriculture and mining, the economy does hold potential for those willing to take on a challenge.
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.
Demand for air travel to South Sudan is increasing, prompting Kenya Airways to double its flights to the capital Juba.
Azuri Health, a Kenyan enterprise that manufacturers and distributes healthy foods, is helping Kenya’s rural farmers get market access for their cereals and fruits.
A backpack packed with everything you need to run a successful small-scale farming operation. This is what an innovative company is offering small-scale farmers in Kenya and southern Sudan.
Southern Sudan’s agriculture sector holds good potential for investment across the value chain.