Category Archives: Investment Trends

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Africa Progress Report 2015: Power, People, Planet

Africa Progress Report 2015: Power, People, Planet. Africa Progress Panel. Press Release: Boost investment in Africa’s energy for a triple win for people, power and planet, Annan report urges. Africa Progress Panel. May…

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The Investment Climate in Africa: The Journey so Far

Investment Climate: The Journey so Far. Investment Climate Facility for Africa (ICF) and the African Development Bank. June 02, 2015. http://www.icfafrica.org/news/investment-climate-the-journey-so-far On 28th May 2015, ICF and the African Development Bank held…

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Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency

Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency October 29, 2014 Download (PDF) Overview Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency, a World Bank Group flagship publication, is the 12th in a series of…

Tracking China’s Investments in Africa

Tracking China’s Investments in Africa (From: CP-Africa.com) Much has been written about China in Africa – a relationship that has been described as neo-colonial as China’s appetite for African resources has…

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The Africa Infrastructure Investment Report

The Africa Infrastructure Investment Report aims to provide the private and public sector with comprehensive and up-to-date information to assist with the strategic planning, funding and development of infrastructure in…

African Oil & Gas Outlook 2013 (Part II): Analysis By Region

By Rolake Akinkugbe At Ecobank Nigeria and Angola SSA is set to produce approximately 5.9 million barrels (bpd) of crude oil in 2013 dominated by Nigeria and Angola compared to the…

Africa’s Oil And Gas Outlook 2013 (Part 1)

By Rolake Akinkugbe At Ecobank Africa’ share of global oil and gas production has stood at 10% and 6% respectively over the past 24 months. Ecobank Research estimates that the…

Africa Competitiveness Report 2013

  On a biennial basis, The Africa Competitiveness Report highlights areas requiring policy action and investment to ensure Africa lays the foundation for inclusive and sustained growth. The Africa Competitiveness Report 2013 comes…

Into Africa: Believe the hype. Africa’s rise is real.

Believe the hype. Africa’s rise is real. Mohamed A. El-Erian. Foreign Policy. May/June 2013. Not since the countries of Africa tossed out their colonial masters several decades ago has there been…

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Economic Report on Africa 2013

Making the Most of Africa’s Commodities: Industrializing for Growth, Jobs and Economic Transformation African countries have a real opportunity to capitalize on their resource endowments and high international commodity prices,…