Archive for the ‘Zimbabwe’ category

Fastjet likely to become more pan-African in 2014

Low-cost carrier Fastjet looks to expand routes across the continent.

Report highlights 2014 trends in mergers and acquisitions

The Deal Drivers Africa report forecasts M&A activity in Africa for next year.

Why Africa is an ‘exciting’ market for SAP

“We can help local companies compete and be as good as the multinationals coming to Africa.”

Increased emerging market tourism to Africa driving new travel demands

Visitors to Africa are increasingly looking for family-orientated safari options.

Lonely Planet ranks Malawi as a top 10 country to visit in 2014

Lonely Planet says Malawi’s Majete Wildlife Reserve offers an uncrowded game viewing experience.

Getting the private sector involved in infrastructure development in SADC

The SADC recognises the importance of public-private partnerships in funding development projects.

Nigeria has 20 dollar-billionaires, says magazine

Ventures Africa magazine lists Africa’s dollar-billionaires.

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.

Consumer tastes are not the same across the African continent

Dairy products have various levels of market success in African countries, depending on consumers’ preferences.

Zimbabwe is in a position to attract investors, says CEO

Zimbabwe’s rich mineral resources will drive economic growth in the country.

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.

Don’t follow popular stories when investing in Africa, says analyst

“Africa is an example of how stories fuel expectations, and drive up asset prices,” says Amédi de Klerk.

Meet the Boss: Kura Chihota, CEO, Ascendant Property Fund

“Do what you can with what you have, where you are.”

Niger and DRC: Frustrating environments with untapped retail potential

Retail growth opportunities in some African countries are restricted by regulatory and political situations.

Meet the Boss: Richard Malcolm, south and east African regional VP, Western Union

“Approach anything and everything with an attitude of energy and enthusiasm.”