Posts Tagged ‘Angola’

Information and attitude – what you need to make money in Angola

“Companies that are willing to take risks are seeing the benefits and returns in Angola.”

New report reveals Africa’s fastest growing cities

Africa has 52 cities with populations of 1m or higher – the same number as for Europe.

Localising its business is an important expansion strategy for Standard Bank

CE speaks about Standard Bank’s new business in Angola.

Rand Merchant Bank lists six African countries worthy of investor attention

South Africa, Nigeria and Egypt are not the only countries with strong economic growth.

Investment bank identifies four African countries that continue to surprise

Rand Merchant Bank highlights growth in Ghana, Rwanda and Ethiopia.

Coffee shop brand, vida e caffé, says their next stop is Ghana

Grant Dutton, MD of South African coffee shop chain, vida e caffé, talks about the potential he sees in other African countries.

Angola a rewarding market for patient investors

“There is no such thing as making a quick buck here. Don’t expect things to happen quickly, you need to be extremely patient.”

‘In terms of doing business, Nigeria is junior school while Angola is university’

“Most people I have so far spoken to confirm that Angola is an extremely difficult place to do business.”

‘Angola is a sea of opportunities but an ocean of difficulties’

“Even though I knew Angola’s capital is famously the most expensive city in the world, prices are even beyond one’s wildest imagination.”

Media frenzy over Angola’s Chinese-built ‘ghost town’

International media has recently been in a frenzy over the ‘ghost town’ built in Angola by the China International Trust and Investment Corporation (CITIC) just 30km outside capital city of Luanda.

Expatriates and the cost of living in Africa

The city of Luanda in Angola has been ranked as the second most expensive place for expatriates to live in the world, according to this year’s Mercer’s Cost of Living survey.

Restoring Angolan agriculture to its former glory

Many might find it hard to believe that Angola’s capital Luanda used to be the party capital of the central African region up until 1975, when the country gained independence from Portugal.

Nampak Bevcan MD speaks about new investment in Angola

South Africa-based Nampak Bevcan recently opened a US$160 million beverage can factory in Angola. How we made it in Africa discussed the investment with Erik Smuts, MD of Bevcan.

International investors looking beyond Angola’s oil industry

“International investors have picked up official signals that opportunities are not restricted to the oil industry.”

South African firms achieving success in Angola

“Applying sound business judgement principles to the myriad of opportunities on offer in the Angolan marketplace can certainly make the market work for those with an appetite for Angola.”