Saturday, July 20, 2019

Tag: African Economy

African Continental Free Trade Area Will Become...

The members of the African Union have formed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), which is poised to become a...

China Expanding Its Collaborative Efforts with Africa...

China is upping its investment efforts in Africa by working to train the continent's next generation of transportation and aviation professionals. Plans to create five...

South Africa Hold Steady with Credit Rating...

South Africa narrowly held onto their Standard and Poor's investment credit rating but not without warning from the organization as the South African economy...

Liberian President Says the Country is Free...

The President of the Republic of Liberia, Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has assured Nigerians, international communities and investors that her country is completely free...

Why Chinese Investors are Winning in Africa...

By Jamal Bradley To do business in Africa, and by that extent the developing world, will generally require some things: 10 percent will be your product or service; 25...

11 African Countries You May Not Have...

South Africa Developed out of the white apartheid regime desire to keep the South African Blacks under military repression, the South African arms industry is...

US Officials Sign New Deal In Hopes...

U.S. trade officials inked an agreement on Thursday aimed at increasing trade and investment with five East African nations while boosting the economic relationship...

Earnings From Mobile Money in Sub-Saharan Africa...

Increased tempo around the adoption of mobile money in sub-Saharan Africa has been projected to have huge growth potential and earnings for banks, Mobile Money...

Bitcoin’s Digital Currency Could Help Many in...

Money makes the world go round, they say, but what if notes and coins were replaced with online code? Bitcoin—the world's much talked about cryptocurrency—is...

African Trade Could Take A Serious Hit...

One of the factors responsible for Africa’s improved trading over the past decade has been the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), a piece...

African Billionaires Join Together To Launch African...

Speaking at a high profile panel on energy at the 2015 annual meeting for the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Nigerian billionaire and...

African Countries Diversifying Their Economies, Bracing Against...

F0r decades commodity prices have shaped Africa’s economic growth. The continent is home to a third of the planet’s mineral reserves, a tenth of...

Africa’s Economy Boosted Significantly By Technology Push

Africa’s economy is receiving a boost from tech innovations such as the startups being created by the master’s students at Strathmore University’s campus in...

Should America Focus More on Africa for...

With sequester in our faces, unemployment near 8 percent, flatlined economic growth — gross domestic product rose 0.1 percent in the fourth quarter —...

African Tech Stars Poised For Global Breakout,...

Apps4Africa has just announced the three winners of its 2012 competition, showcasing the best in African innovation. The winners, chosen from nearly 300 submissions, were Ffene, from...

Ghana Taking Stage as an Investment Growth...

The Economist once labelled Africa “The Hopeless Continent.” In a U-turn it then granted Africa the label “Hopeful Continent.” Ghana is now the fastest-growing...

The African Consumer Rises

By now, most investors and businesses know about the tremendous potential of Africa – the world’s second-fastest-growing region, topped only by emerging Asia. But...

A Unified African Economy Could Have a...

Sub-Saharan Africa can expect to see economic growth of 6.6% on average this year, predicts Donald Kaberuka, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB). "The dynamic is good,...

Sub-Sahara Africa’s Economic Growth Projections Are Bullish

Sub-Saharan Africa, with numbers from powerhouse South Africa excluded, can expect economic growth of 6.6 percent on average this year, says African Development Bank...

Procter & Gamble CEO: Africa ‘Next Frontier’...

In corporate boardrooms and global-investment seminars, more CEOs and business leaders are talking about Africa. That was evident at a recent New York Stock...

Africa: The Next Global Middleclass Juggernaut

Hardly a week goes by without an African investors’ conference or growth summit. Portuguese professionals are looking for opportunities in Angola. Silicon Valley companies...