Results for investing in Africa


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Sustainable development redefines African miningArticle

Mining is so much more than just digging up rocks. Sustainable development, community welfare, greenhouse gas emissions and traceability of the source of minerals all play a substantial role in developing the industry as an economic driver in Africa...

Nicci Botha 12 Feb 2020

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Can mines now generate their own power?Article

Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe, created a flurry of headlines when he told the Investing in African Mining Indaba that mines could generate their own electricity...

Jason van der Poel, Mzukisi Kota & Alexandra Felekis 10 Feb 2020

Cathleen Cox, John Welborn, David Awram, Peter Ruxton
#MiningIndaba2020: Gold(en) opportunities in West AfricaArticle

West Africa still holds a certain lustre among gold miners, although they are cautious about the regulatory and security risks...

Nicci Botha 6 Feb 2020

Minerals Minister, Gwede Mantashe in conversation with Errol Smart, CEO, Orion Minerals
#MiningIndaba2020: Will Mining Charter III benefit junior miners?Article

Junior mining is a relatively new concept in South Africa, and is often confused with illegal mining or artisanal mining, but they are, in fact, new entrant small and medium size enterprises...

Nicci Botha 5 Feb 2020

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Tourism holds positive growth for business in NigeriaArticle

Business in Nigeria is on the rise and foreign investors are taking notice...

5 Feb 2020

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#MiningIndaba2020: Cooperation needed to address structural and policy constraintsArticle

South African mining companies are struggling to ramp up production in response to improved commodity prices due to structural constraints such as the cost and unreliability of electricity supply...

3 Feb 2020

Minerals and Energy Mnister, Gwede Mantashe
#MiningIndaba2020: Mining industry must embrace 4IRArticle

The demands of the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) provide new growth opportunties for the mining industry, which must position itself, including reskilling the workforce, to take advantage of this new reality

Nicci Botha 3 Feb 2020

Looking ahead to 2020 - the year to explore uncharted markets
Looking ahead to 2020 - the year to explore uncharted marketsArticle

Competition has become increasingly fierce. In 2019, we saw the expansion of price wars and the battle to remain relevant. It has become clearer that the companies that will survive are those which over the years have invested in...

Xolile Sizani 22 Jan 2020

Global initiative aims to support female entrepreneurs
Global initiative aims to support female entrepreneursArticle

Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) recently announced its collaboration with Global Sustainable Partnerships to spearhead the inaugural Women's Program Engagement Council (WPEC)...

16 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: South Africa - challenges and opportunities in the year ahead
#BizTrends2020: South Africa - challenges and opportunities in the year aheadArticle

South Africa is experiencing a period of prolonged political and economic uncertainty, but the country's commitment to improving the local investment environment, combined with signs of future economic improvement, have resulted in increases in M&A value...

Morne van der Merwe and Wildu du Plessis 8 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Mining - the future in 2020: An optimistic forecast
#BizTrends2020: Mining - the future in 2020: An optimistic forecastArticle

Mining remains one of the major contributors to the South African economy. In 2019, the mining industry saw a number of exciting developments. More interesting developments lie ahead...

Athi Jara 6 Jan 2020

New monetisation models for media are needed
New monetisation models for media are neededArticle

Journalists need to be taught how to be entrepreneurs so they can contribute to the survival of the media industry, said Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, chairman of the APO Group...

Louise Burgers 16 Dec 2019

Investing in Africa: Five key sectors to consider
Investing in Africa: Five key sectors to considerArticle

Still in its infancy stages of development, Africa has become a global platform for economic competition, catching the eye of multinational organisations looking to expand operations...

Issued by Adams & Adams 13 Nov 2019

Tax and forex in Africa: A property investor's perspective
Tax and forex in Africa: A property investor's perspectiveArticle

A combination of political volatility, regulatory uncertainty and economic stagnation has seen South Africa understandably falling out of favour with local and global property investors of late. However, much of the rest of Africa remains a relatively attractive investment proposition...

Gerhard Zeelie 8 Nov 2019

On the sidelines of the FT Africa Summit, President Cyril Ramaphosa met former Prime Minister of Great Britain, Tony Blair at the Claridge's in London.
Get more bang for your buck by investing in AfricaArticle

Africa is ready for the great leap frog of attracting investment, displaying its innovative talent and capability and catapulting itself to greater heights of human development...

15 Oct 2019

Partnership to empower 1,000 entrepreneurs across Africa by 2022
Partnership to empower 1,000 entrepreneurs across Africa by 2022Article

Partnership aimed at empowering 1000 entrepreneurs across Africa by 2022...

16 Sep 2019

Sarika Modi, MD of Triple Eight Agency, at the Gender Mainstreaming Awards.
#FairnessFirst: Triple Eight on not just surviving but thriving as an all-female agencyArticle

Not only is Triple Eight Africa's fastest-growing all-female marketing agency, they were also the 'overall winners for investing in young women' at the recent Gender Mainstreaming Awards. Here's the essence of the socially conscious marketing, PR and digital agency's success...

Leigh Andrews 13 Sep 2019

Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 secures $30m expansion funding
Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 secures $30m expansion fundingArticle

With the funding, the team will continue to scale the organization, develop the technology offering and accelerate supply growth...

16 Aug 2019

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PAMRO 2019 speakers announcedArticle

With less than a month to go to the Pan African All Media Research Conference, PAMRO has announced speakers for its annual conference and is making a final call for delegates...

12 Aug 2019

Get into Africa to seize opportunity
Get into Africa to seize opportunityArticle

Why Africa is commercially exciting right now; and why businesses, big and small, need to be paying attention and investing, before the barriers-to-entry and competition truly kick in...

James Hedley 2 Jul 2019

Gyongyi King, chief investment officer at Alexander Forbes Investments
Africa, a world of investment opportunityArticle

Africa boasts some of the fastest growing regions, supported by strong population growth, technological innovation and infrastructure deficit...

5 Jun 2019

A different kind of annual report
A different kind of annual reportArticle

Forget about the annual report to shareholders; here's a different kind of report that many people might actually read...

Robert Gentle 27 May 2019

#AfricaMonth: 7 things to consider when transacting in Africa
#AfricaMonth: 7 things to consider when transacting in AfricaArticle

Baker McKenzie lawyers based in Africa, alongside the firm's global Africa specialists, as well as lawyers from our African Relationship Firms from across the continent, share their knowledge about what investors should consider when transacting in Africa...

Morne van der Merwe and Wildu du Plessis 23 May 2019

#PAMRO2019: Book now or miss out
#PAMRO2019: Book now or miss outArticle

This year's PAMRO All Africa Media Research Conference takes this annual opportunity to learn and network with experts in the industry to the tropical paradise of Flic-en-Flac, Mauritus from 25-28 August 2019...

Issued by PAMRO 21 May 2019

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Focus on sustainability offers fresh investment prospects in the mining sectorArticle

A sharper focus on sustainability at this year's Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town a few weeks ago has started to translate into a different way of looking at mining, and with it, more opportunities for investment...

27 Feb 2019

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CTICC, Mining Indaba partner to boost environmental sustainabilityArticle

"Events can cause a lot of waste and leave a large carbon footprint, so it is important that all event organisers try to increase their sustainability efforts where possible."

25 Feb 2019

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe talks to protesters through the locked gates of the Uitkyk Community Hall in Lutzville on Friday. Photo: John Yeld
"Wake up and smell the coffee!" Mantashe tells Australian mining companyArticle

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has delivered a tough message to the controversial Australian mining company that owns and operates Tormin, a highly profitable mineral sands mine on the West Coast...

John Yeld 12 Feb 2019

Can waste-to-energy offer an OPEX reprieve for mines?
Can waste-to-energy offer an OPEX reprieve for mines?Article

Despite the large impact mines have on the environment, mining is a significant contributor to the local economy from both a financial and employment perspective...

Jason McNeil 12 Feb 2019

#MiningIndaba2019: It looks like a seminal year for investor confidence
#MiningIndaba2019: It looks like a seminal year for investor confidenceArticle

With crucial national elections due in May, a debt crisis at state electricity utility Eskom and the Mining Charter still pending, international investors are keeping a close eye on what unfolds...

11 Feb 2019

John Wellborn, managing director and CEO of Resolute Mining
#MiningIndaba2019: World's first fully automated mineArticle

Technology will breathe new life into an old mine when Syama gold mine in south Mali is becomes the first fully-automated mine in the world...

Nicci Botha 7 Feb 2019

President Cyril Ramaphosa
#MiningIndaba2019: Ramaphosa says collaboration is the key for miningArticle

The mining industry is a key player in the future growth and development of the South African economy, with huge potential for exploration, production and beneficiation...

Nicci Botha 6 Feb 2019

Roger Baxter, CEO: Minerals Council
#MiningIndaba2019: Making mining matter?Article

The governmental mismanagement of the past nine years has impacted on the mining industry. But what would happen if the sector grows?

Nicci Botha 5 Feb 2019

Gwede Mantashe, minister of mineral resources. Photo: Mining Indaba
#MiningIndaba2019: Mantashe outlines SA's mining agendaArticle

The Mining Charter has provided clarity for investors on what's expected of them, but there's still work to do if the industry is to help grow the economy...

Nicci Botha 5 Feb 2019

#BizTrends2019: 9 Africa Trends for 2019
#BizTrends2019: 9 Africa Trends for 2019Article

Bizcommunity.Africa has curated our business-to-business outlook for Africa for this year...

Louise Marsland 31 Jan 2019

No Silicon Valley for Africa just yet
No Silicon Valley for Africa just yetArticle

There is opportunity, but it's distinctly African say delegates from the 2018 Africa Early Stage Investor Summit...

22 Nov 2018

Nissan signs MoU with Ghana
Nissan signs MoU with GhanaArticle

Nissan has committed to working with the government of Ghana to establish an automotive manufacturing industry in the country...

12 Nov 2018

New report highlights 5 agricultural investment opportunities in Africa
New report highlights 5 agricultural investment opportunities in AfricaArticle

Four countries - Tanzania, Morocco, Tanzania and Zambia - offer immediate opportunities with government incentives available for investors...

1 Nov 2018

AfDB releases inaugural Africa-to-Africa (A2A) Investment Report: A First Look
AfDB releases inaugural Africa-to-Africa (A2A) Investment Report: A First LookArticle

According to a new report from the African Development Bank on inter-African trade, opportunities for investment in Africa outweigh the obstacles...

28 Sep 2018

Avanti launches SA based operations
Avanti launches SA based operationsArticle

Avanti Communications Group, a satellite operator, providing Ka-Band satellite data communications services have officially launched in South Africa....

3 Sep 2018

Dr Ayodele Odusola, chief economist, UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa
Investing in Africa is sound business and a sustainable corporate strategyArticle

The best time to invest in Africa is now. However, foreign investors have not moved into the continent as quickly as expected because foreign investment decisions are often methodically overstructured...

Ayodele Odusola 31 Aug 2018

Fred Kabanda, chief oil sector regulatory officer, African Natural Resources Centre, African Development Bank, Cote d’Ivoire
Building Africa's energy capacityArticle

Sub-Saharan Africa is currently sitting on an electrification rate of only 43%, so much more need to be done to achieve the international community's goals of universal electricity access by 2030...

20 Aug 2018

Superpower investment in Africa
Superpower investment in AfricaArticle

How superpowers, the United States and China, are investing in Africa, according to new research...

18 Jul 2018

Bassel Khatoun, managing director, director of portfolio management, frontier and Mena, Franklin Templeton emerging markets equity
Investing in Africa's untapped potentialArticle

While many investors identify South Africa as the most important market on the continent, when it comes to investing in Africa, we believe there are other countries that offer much untapped long-term potential...

31 May 2018

Investor sentiment high in Africa
Investor sentiment high in AfricaArticle

Forecasts of solid regional growth on the continent are sending investor sentiment high when it comes to investing in Africa...

27 Apr 2018

Things are looking up for mining in Southern Africa
Things are looking up for mining in Southern AfricaArticle

The winds of change blowing across parts of Southern Africa have also held promise for the mining industry...

Kim Cloete 15 Mar 2018

Tomi Davies, president of the African Business Angels Network.
'Now is the time to invest in Africa'Article

Africa has developed from a continent once viewed as a lost cause to a land of vibrant opportunity, particularly when it comes to business angel investments...

Tomi Davies 20 Feb 2018

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CTICC working toward water neutral events with water-wise initiatives, reduced consumptionArticle

As the City of Cape Town has instituted Level 6B water restrictions, The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) has been working with clients and event organisers to ensure that major upcoming events don't place further pressure on water resources...

16 Feb 2018

Roger Baxter, CEO: South African Chamber of Mines
#miningindaba18: Regulatory environment threatens investment in miningArticle

After a tumultuous ride, the world economy pendulum is starting to swing in favour of commodities, but it's the current regulatory environment that is the real trial facing the South African mining industry...

Nicci Botha 9 Feb 2018

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