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Ecobank identifies five hot spots for investment in Africa

Some countries are still growing fast on the back of increasingly diversified economies, an expanding consumer class and rising capital inflows.

South Africa’s future: Premier League, Second Division, or failed state?

Renowned scenario planner highlights various red flags that investors in South Africa should keep an eye on.

Ranked: Africa’s most costly cities

Angola's Luanda the most expensive, while Cape Town and Windhoek among the cheapest.

Singaporean companies eyeing niche opportunities in Africa

Singapore’s minister of state for trade and industry discusses opportunities in Africa, and shares how the continent can boost industrialisation.

Economic development: Kola Karim says African countries should be more ‘selfish’

Businessman believes countries should concentrate on developing their own economies before worrying about greater regional integration.

Kigali to Kuala Lumpur: What will it take for Africa to follow South-East Asia’s development path?

Reflecting on what African countries can take away from the growth experience of South-East Asia.

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    South Africa’s future: Premier League, Second Division, or failed state?

    12 July, 2016
    Renowned scenario planner highlights various red flags that investors in South Africa should keep an eye on.
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    Ecobank identifies five hot spots for investment in Africa

    10 July, 2016
    Some countries are still growing fast on the back of increasingly diversified economies, an expanding consumer class and rising capital inflows.
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    Singapore-style urban development in Tanzania

    24 June, 2016
    Singaporean company Hyflux is involved in the development of a new integrated city in Tanzania.
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    Ranked: Africa’s most costly cities

    22 June, 2016
    Angola's Luanda the most expensive, while Cape Town and Windhoek among the cheapest.
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    Singaporean companies eyeing niche opportunities in Africa

    18 June, 2016
    Singapore’s minister of state for trade and industry discusses opportunities in Africa, and shares how the continent can boost industrialisation.
  6. Kola Karim

    Economic development: Kola Karim says African countries should be more ‘selfish’

    13 June, 2016
    Businessman believes countries should concentrate on developing their own economies before worrying about greater regional integration.
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    The unique accounting challenges facing the power sector

    9 June, 2016
    Potential IPPs incur significant upfront costs in relation to company structures and incorporation, administration, professional advice and feasibility studies.
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    Kigali to Kuala Lumpur: What will it take for Africa to follow South-East Asia’s development path?

    6 June, 2016
    Reflecting on what African countries can take away from the growth experience of South-East Asia.
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    BRICS needs to mature before it can challenge current world order

    31 May, 2016
    The BRICS bank is positioning itself to play a significant role in those areas in which the international financial institutions are seen to have failed.
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    The next wave of Sino-African opportunities

    27 May, 2016
    There is a misinformed notion that Africa’s rise is being hijacked by China.
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    Three myths about China in Kenya

    26 May, 2016
    Many fear that China spells doom for the Kenyan economy.
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    10 interesting quotes from the World Economic Forum on Africa

    17 May, 2016
    Comments from top CEOs, including Bob Diamond, Adewale Tinubu and Tony Elumelu.
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    Power privatisation: Zambia case study

    13 May, 2016
    As an early adopter of privatisation, Zambia hasn’t been able to overcome endemic problems.
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    Power privatisation: Nigeria case study

    11 May, 2016
    We continue to look at the recent experiences of five nations in their missions to increase electricity supply. In this instalment of our series on privatisation in Africa we feature Nigeria.
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    Power privatisation: Ghana case study

    9 May, 2016
    We look at the recent experiences of five nations in their missions to increase electricity supply as a part of our series on privatisation in Africa. In this instalment we feature Ghana.
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