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Africa’s mining markets show momentum for investors

With global markets in a constant state of flux, new strategies for commodities investment in Africa are providing smarter opportunities for investors.

Putting innovation in African logistics at the centre of regional economic growth

Problems created by sub-standard logistics present innovators with additional business opportunities.

Could Mauritius be the new African hub?

Mauritius has multiple bilateral trade agreements across Africa.

A variegated picture of the global economy and its spillovers

The positive global growth spillovers of a stronger US economy will be countered by negative growth spillovers from China.

Unlocking infrastructure potential in Africa: The role of sovereign wealth funds

The World Bank estimates that about US$93bn is required annually to meet the continent’s infrastructure needs, but only half of that amount is currently being met.

Bringing Africa’s artisanal timber sector into the formal mix

It is time for the hands of modern economy to reach deep into Africa’s timber sector.

Recent Articles

  1. The Africa most global investors don’t understand

    24 November, 2016
    African investors may have a slightly more nuanced understanding of their own markets and a stronger emotional connection to the issues that innovators are tackling.
  2. Africa’s mining markets show momentum for investors

    24 November, 2016
    With global markets in a constant state of flux, new strategies for commodities investment in Africa are providing smarter opportunities for investors.
  3. Could Mauritius be the new African hub?

    12 October, 2016
    Mauritius has multiple bilateral trade agreements across Africa.
  4. Building resilience in the energy-food-water nexus

    12 October, 2016
    Treating energy, food and water systems independently of each other can result in critical system linkages and vulnerabilities being underappreciated.
  5. A variegated picture of the global economy and its spillovers

    9 September, 2016
    The positive global growth spillovers of a stronger US economy will be countered by negative growth spillovers from China.
  6. Unlocking infrastructure potential in Africa: The role of sovereign wealth funds

    1 September, 2016
    The World Bank estimates that about US$93bn is required annually to meet the continent’s infrastructure needs, but only half of that amount is currently being met.
  7. Tapping into Africa: When it comes to healthcare investment opportunities, is the continent a jewel in the crown?

    30 March, 2016
    Without doubt, there is a huge investment boom that looms ahead in Africa’s healthcare sector. The question is what is in it for investors?
  8. Bringing Africa’s artisanal timber sector into the formal mix

    8 December, 2015
    It is time for the hands of modern economy to reach deep into Africa’s timber sector.
  9. Putting innovation in African logistics at the centre of regional economic growth

    20 November, 2015
    Problems created by sub-standard logistics present innovators with additional business opportunities.
  10. Building African innovation ecosystems

    6 May, 2015
    An innovation ecosystem, like any other ecosystem, is a living, ever-evolving mechanism that supports the creation of new products and services to meet evolving market needs.
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