Strong China-SA ties opens up FDI, economic growth and job creation

Investment is a core facilitator of economic growth. From the developed to the developing world, increases in investments have immediate knock-on effects for GDP growth and socio-economic development...

By Lyndsay van der Berg 1 day ago

Seizing opportunities in Zimbabwe's new era

As Zimbabwe courts investors and ramps up efforts to create a business-friendly environment, connectivity and communication will be key to forging a path towards the country's digital future...

By Never Ncube 1 day ago

Cryptocurrency to power solar projects

With more than one-billion people still living without electricity, which severely inhibits economic development and basic human rights including health, education, safety and security...

1 day ago

The recipe for long-term growth in Africa

Improved infrastructure is a prerequisite for long-term sustainable growth and development in Africa...

By Alain Ebobissé 2 days ago

NEPAD to transform into new AU Development Agency

The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) transforms into the African Union Development Agency...

10 Jul 2018

Looking beyond emerging market jitters to China, India

Rather than offer investors genuine diversification, the vastly different outlooks for individual countries have introduced an uncomfortable level of volatility to the emerging market universe...

By Craig Farley and Simon Finch 6 Jul 2018

Finding the potential in Africa's markets

Many investors identify South Africa as the most important market on the continent...

By Bassel Khatoun 5 Jul 2018

International lenders warn on capacity constraints in Africa

During a one-day forum on investment risks in Africa, experts acknowledged that the abundance of current liquidity in the market did nothing to alleviate the capacity constraints faced by most banks when doing business in Africa...

29 Jun 2018

Mergers and acquisition advisory firm, Taylor Advisory, enters Africa

Global mergers and acquisition (M&A) advisory firm, Taylor Advisory, is entering African territory through South Africa...

27 Jun 2018

#MFGIndaba: An uncomfortable world

In same the way as the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Revolutions did, the 4th Revolution is creating discomfort around the globe...

By Danette Breitenbach 26 Jun 2018

Reciprocal trade missions to Addis Ababa and Cape Town

Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce commits to reciprocal Trade Mission to the Cape in 2018...

20 Jun 2018

Africa's economic growth rising despite challenges

Several African countries have reported a rise in their GDP despite fears over increased debt according to ICAEW's latest report...

20 Jun 2018

From pineapple juice to agtech: Investors hungry for a piece of Africa's food industry

Africa's agribusiness and food sector registered strong private equity deal activity during May 2018, according to industry information service Africa Private Equity News.

14 Jun 2018

Make-IT in Africa launches Kenya, Nigeria investment guides

The Make-IT in Africa initiative has launched guides for entrepreneurs raising funding in Kenya and Nigeria, aimed at helping startups overcome one of the key challenges faced on the continent.

By Tom Jackson 7 Jun 2018

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