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“The vast majority of people will experience the internet for the first time on a small feature phone.”
The DRC’s planned energy project is also aimed at alleviating poverty and aiding industrialisation.
Businesswoman Gina Din-Kariuki invests in Kenya’s oil and gas industry.
Despite growth across the continent, the majority of Africans still live below the bread line.
East Africa is “an attractive destination” for private equity funding.
M-KOPA enables low income households to buy a d.light solar home system on an instalment basis.
Zimbabwe’s rich mineral resources will drive economic growth in the country.
The Coca-Cola Company has a plan to empower women through its 5by20 programme.
“How many times have you heard that many of the fastest-growing economies in the world at the moment are in Africa?”
Despite some political and economic instability, Nigeria offers a range of investment and growth opportunities.
Burundi is looking to position itself as a business and trade hub.
A key area that will require greater and smarter investment to fuel the region’s economic growth will be the energy sector.
Last week was the first time, in my memory, that a US president came to Africa with investment at the top of his agenda.
General Electric is in the process of expanding its investments into sub-Saharan Africa as part of the recently announced Power Initiative.
“If prosperity is broadly shared here in Africa, that middle class will be an enormous market for our goods,” said US president Obama.