Archive for the ‘Infrastructure’ category

Can Mozambique’s growth story be sustained?

Forecast to grow at 8% per year over the next five years, Mozambique is benefiting from mineral wealth and infrastructure development.

Local businesses should capitalise on Africa’s rising opportunities, says DHL

DHL highlights opportunities for African entrepreneurs and SMEs in the continent.

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.

High interest rates strangling small businesses in Nigeria

Banks and microfinance firms charge prohibitively high interest rates and attach onerous requirements to loans.

Moving outside of Lagos: Five Nigerian cities with business potential

Looking beyond Lagos at potential for consumer facing companies in Nigerian cities.

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.