Archive for the ‘Infrastructure’ category

Trans-African Highway remains a road to nowhere

The Trans-African Highway, a road network linking Africa’s major cities, is far from complete, 43 years on.

The truths and fictions of the Africa rising story

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

Investors failing to see promise in Africa’s problems

Investment flows into Africa often don’t match up to the positive sentiment about the continent.

The 10 African cities poised for take-off

Africa is on the move. Here are factors that will underpin growth in the continent’s commercial real estate industry.

East Africa over the next 20 years? Expert shares his thoughts

East Africa’s star has been shining bright, but what does the future hold for the region?

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.

Six ways Africa can unlock its agricultural potential

Better farming methods and political commitment are ways to improve the agricultural industry.

Using the high-end health market for regional integration in Africa

Increasingly more tourists are visiting African countries to receive healthcare.

Ethiopia – cracking the local code

Anna Rosenberg shares her insights on business potential in Ethiopia.

Africa flies on a wing and a prayer

Air transport reforms are needed to unlock the industry’s full potential across the continent.

Is South Africa still considered the gateway into Africa? Yay or nay?

KPMG economist talks about South Africa’s value as an entry point for business in Africa.

Bridging the divide: Africa’s diaspora willing to invest back home

Africans living abroad can help reduce poverty by investing back home.

A look at Africa’s bumpy roads and rails

Unprecedented investments in Africa’s ground transportation are hardly enough.

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.

Internet access is no longer a luxury across Africa

Fibre-optic internet cables could leap-frog Africa into the future.