Category Archives: Investment

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…

The Diaspora Can Help Fuel Rwanda’s Technology And Digital Ambitions

By Sean Obedih As Rwanda day 2013 comes to London for the first time, let me take this opportunity to talk about the role that the Rwandan business community in…

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Illicit Financial Flows: Net Resource Transfers from Africa

Between 1980 and 2009, the economies of Africa lost between US$597 billion and US$1.4 trillion in net resource transfers away from the continent. Illicit Financial Flows and the Problem of…

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Rockefeller Foundation pumping $100 million into Africa’s digital scene

  Africa is where it is at and its digital/tech scene is all the rage. Bigwigs are noticing the continent. The latest group to take interest in Africa is the…

Foresight Africa: Top Priorities for the Continent in 2013

Africa starts 2013 with hope and optimism. Africa has dropped its mantle as a “doomed continent” and has weathered several global economic crises fairly well. Today, the continent is a…

African Union and EU to Strengthen Trade and Economic Links

At the 6th AU-EC college-to-college meeting in Addis-Ababa on 26 April, the responsible Commissioners on both sides looked at issues relating to trade, infrastructure, raw materials, good governance in taxation…

African Development Bank Develops 10-Year Plan for African Development

The African Development Bank Group said it has made a 10-year plan and strategy that would focus on the economic transformation of the African continent. In a statement issued on…

Structural Adjustment Programmes Worked in Africa – World Bank

BY LAMBERT MBOM, 7 MAY 2013 INTERVIEW Chief Economist of the World Bank’s Africa division, Shantanayan Devarajan, speaking to Think Africa Press, credits ‘Africa Rising’ in part to World Bank…

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…