Archive for the ‘Energy’ category

Business lessons from Kenyan rally champion

“It is important to balance work and play, or life becomes very boring.”

Meet the Boss: Francis Kibhisa, MD, Rex Energy (Tanzania)

“The main problem I see with young African guys is they want to grow overnight.”

Tanzanian solar pioneer on adapting energy models to meet rural needs

Tanzanian solar solutions pioneer Rex Energy is developing inexpensive energy models for rural households.

Unpacking Power Africa: A good opportunity for the private sector?

How we made it in Africa talks to OPIC about the nitty-gritty of the Power Africa initiative.

By 2030 Nigeria could have a higher GDP than the Netherlands or Malaysia

There is another side to the Nigeria story that has been overshadowed by the recent headlines.

Certain guerrilla tactics required to develop energy projects in Africa

Investec team shares learnings from financing and developing a power project in Mozambique.

Executives rank South Africa as a top FDI destination, despite weakening economy

South Africa ranked as only African country in A.T. Kearney’s top 25 most attractive FDI markets.

The truths and fictions of the Africa rising story

Nasser Sattar looks at the realities of Africa’s growth story.

A look at foreign direct investment trends in Nigeria

While 52% of FDI went into the resource sectors, EY’s report highlights an increasingly diversifying economy.

Finding the right chord: A look at integration in North Africa

The countries of North Africa trade and invest less in each other’s economies than any other region in the world.

Light at the end of the tunnel

Africa’s promising power sector is generating interest in renewable sources.

Watch out South Africa, Nigeria is on the rise

The West African nation has set itself an ambitious target of becoming one of the world’s top 20 economies by 2020.

‘Age is nothing but a number,’ says the young CEO behind the Helvetic Group

Entrepreneur brings solar energy to rural communities in Tanzania.

Busting the myths about industrialisation in Africa

Africa’s need to aggressively pursue the industrialisation path has become more compelling.

Report highlights 2014 trends in mergers and acquisitions

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