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Route to market for multinationals in Africa

Sep 05 2017 20:30

Africa is still a popular investment destination for multinational companies looking to do business on the continent, says a director at Boston Consulting Group.


Fragile uptick for two of Africa’s giants

Sep 10 2017 06:00

Africa’s two largest economies, South Africa and Nigeria, this week managed to climb out of recession. However, their recovery is seen as fragile.


Rail key to driving Southern African trade - Maersk

Aug 28 2017 19:36

Railway infrastructure development is important for improving trade across the Southern Africa hinterland territories of Malawi, Zimbabwe and Zambia, says a Maersk expert.


Weathering Africa's commercial real estate storm

Aug 24 2017 18:52

What threatens risk in Africa is equally what contributes to making the continent such a landscape of opportunity, says a real estate finance expert.


Nigeria seeks to diversify from oil with $41bn of rail

Aug 16 2017 12:28

Nigeria has started a $41bn railway expansion to reduce dependence on oil and diversify its struggling economy by improving transport links.


Zambia’s real estate sector gears up for growth

Aug 15 2017 14:58

Zambia’s real estate sector is looking forward to a new chapter as it begins to leverage off opportunities in the steadily growing economy.


Nigerian graft agency traces $615m to ex-oil minister

Aug 10 2017 12:59

Nigeria’s anti-graft agency said it has traced at least $615m of allegedly illegally acquired cash and properties to former oil minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke.


Angolan leader opens nation's largest hydro plant

Aug 06 2017 16:00

Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who steps down from office at the end of this month, has officially opened the country's largest hydro-electric dam.


Zim creates fund for foreign portfolio investors

Aug 03 2017 10:34

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe is set to introduce an investment fund to facilitate repatriation of sale proceeds and dividends for foreign investors on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange.


Africa will need 24 000 new pilots - report

Jul 25 2017 19:00

Boeing's 2017 Pilot and Technician Outlook estimates how many new pilots, technicians and cabin crew will be needed over the next 20 years.



UK-Africa trade will be even better after Brexit

Aug 13 2017 06:02

Throughout my visit to South Africa and Namibia last month, I was struck by the bonds that link the UK and the southern African region.


AB InBev to spend $310m in Africa

Jul 23 2017 07:05

Brewer is eyeing projects in Ghana, Zambia and Nigeria, and increasing output at its two biggest plants in SA.

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