Posts Tagged ‘investment’

Tough times ahead for South Africa Inc, but it’s better than 2014

Over the last twenty years, the single biggest determinant of South Africa’s economic growth has been global growth.

Gulf investors increasingly looking to African infrastructure

New report shows Gulf companies are increasing their exposure to African infrastructure, primarily telecommunications, ports and power.

From Egypt to Zimbabwe: Seeing profits where others see instability

“Investors should focus on positioning themselves on the right side of policy, as opposed to politics.”

Consultant highlights five myths about doing business in Africa

Martin Tronquit, managing partner of research firm Infomineo, looks at five misconceptions about Africa.

New investors eye African opportunities

Investors with long-term outlooks will help fundamentally shift the pattern of investment into Africa.

11 steps for US companies to better engage with African governments

Africa can be a promising market for US companies that can demand high standards while allowing for the continent’s growing pains.

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.

Three key themes for the future of investment in Africa

Anthony Thunstrom highlights issues around how to invest in Africa.

Under construction: ‘Niger is like a newborn country’

After a decade of little growth, Gaïcha Saddy is positively surprised by recent development projects in Niger.

What private equity holds for Africa this year

Private equity valuation specialist Rory Ord shares his thoughts on the future of private equity deals in Africa.

How SME financial access in Africa compares to other developing economies

An AfDB report shows that many African SMEs have difficulty accessing external financing.

Redefining development equity in Africa

Private equity firm Phatisa discusses its role in development and investment across the continent.

DRC plans significant investments in power generation and agriculture

The DRC’s planned energy project is also aimed at alleviating poverty and aiding industrialisation.

Private sector eyeing opportunities in Africa’s healthcare industry

The healthcare sector offers opportunities for investment across Africa.

Real estate in Africa: Possibilities for property pioneers

Real estate players highlight challenges to property development on the continent.