Posts Tagged ‘africa’
“I think the African markets in many cases [offer] great value,” said Robert Scharar, fund manager for the US-based Africa Fund.
“I see women as being central players,” said Elsie Kanza at the launch of WIE Africa last week.
How we made it in Africa talks to Swaady Martin-Leke, founder of tea company YSWARA.
Companies who are not currently doing business in Africa perceive it as the least attractive investment destination in the world.
Latest survey results show that South African airports rank considerably above airports on the continent and, in some cases, the world.
For Africa’s engineers, the opportunities for employment and work experience on the continent have never been so great.
One of the economies that is eyeing Africa’s agricultural potential is the United Arab Emirates.
“I have learned that one of the secrets of success is to surround myself with a strong team and people who are smarter than me.”
African private equity experts shared their investment insights at this week’s AVCA conference in Cape Town.
Colin Coleman, of Goldman Sachs, recently identified three forces he believes will buttress Africa’s economic growth over the coming years.
A new index of institutional-quality private equity funds in Africa posted an 11.2% annualised return.
ICT in Africa remains an attractive area for investment, according to the African Development Bank.
“Agricultural hubs are the best way to pull together funding, technology and expertise to help countries organise production.”
The notion of a free trade area spanning across a large part of Africa sounds wonderful in theory, but how will it play out in reality?
“There is a real opportunity to build a business in order to serve the growing local market,” says Riaz Currimjee, partner of Surya Capital.