Category Archives: Investment

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Why Cities, Not Countries, Should Drive Investment Decisions In Africa

African Leadership Network. August 13, 2012. Africa is urbanising at a rapid pace. It is estimated that around 40% of Africans currently live in urban areas, making Africa more urbanised than…

Pioneers On The Frontier: Sub-Saharan Africa’s Multinational Corporations

At the Frontier 100 Forum in Cape Town, South Africa, the Initiative for Global Development and Dalberg Global Development Advisors released Frontier 100′s report – Pioneers on the Frontier: Sub-Saharan Africa’s…

Building Bridges: Africa’s Attractiveness Survey 2012

The second edition of Africa Attractiveness builds on the theme of the African growth story, while emphasising the need to bridge a perception gap that continues to exist among many…

Sub-Saharan Africa: Sustaining Growth Amid Global Uncertainty

International Monetary Fund (IMF). May 2012 Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa. Ms. Antoinette Monsio Sayeh, Director of the IMF’s African Department, commented on the report’s main findings: “Despite difficult external…

Africa Progress Report 2012 – Africa Progress Panel

MAY 2012 – AFRICA PROGRESS REPORT 2012 Jobs, Justice and Equity: Seizing opportunities in times of global change The 2012 Africa Progress Report, launched today by the Africa Progress Panel,…

African Leadership Network: New Africa Looks At New Europe By Joshin Raghubar, CEO, IKineo

By ALN | Published: NOVEMBER 6, 2012 (Edited version of a presentation delivered on the 28th of June 2011 outside Berlin to emerging German and European public sector and media leaders at the Summer Academy Europe,…

African Leadership Network: The Rise Of The African Consumer – A Report From McKinsey’s Africa Consumer Insights Center

Africa’s consumer-facing industries are expected to grow by more than $400 billion by 2020.1 That would account for more than half the total revenue increase that all businesses are expected…

African Leadership Network: Unparalleled Regional Trade Expansion

By ALN | Published: AUGUST 21, 2012 Ethiopia’s trade with its neighbors is likely to present a major business and economic opportunity in the coming few years. This is made possible due to bilateral…

African Leadership Network: Lifting Africa Up By Empowering Its Youth

By ALN | Published: AUGUST 13, 2012 Finding opportunities for young people is a critical challenge for Africa, where 62 percent of the population—more than 600 million young people—is below the age of 25….

Global Witness: Shell and ENI’s billion dollar payment for Nigerian oil project could fall foul of anti-corruption laws

12th November 2012 New information suggests that the US$1.1 billion paid by Shell and the Italian energy company ENI for a Nigerian oil block could fall foul of anti-corruption legislation…