Franklin Templeton: Opportunities on the African continent – a balancing act It would be remiss to paint the African continent with one brush as many countries are at varying stages of their macroeconomic and political cycles.
Africa Deal Roundup: 15 noteworthy deals and announcements in January A selection of private equity deal, fundraising and exit announcements that came across our desk in January 2020.
What’s fueling the rapid hotel growth in West Africa? Four fundamental factors are fueling an increasing flow of investment into the hospitality sector in West Africa.
Investment trip to Namibia: too dry for now A positive catalyst for the Namibian economy does not seem near term.
The journey so far: Afolabi Abiodun, CEO, SB Telecoms & Devices We interview Afolabi Abiodun, founder and CEO of SB Telecoms and Devices, an integrated ICT firm based in Lagos, Nigeria.
The Flip: Context matters – what alternative financing models are appropriate for this ecosystem? We wanted to deconstruct an African startup to better understand what funding models are appropriate.
Nick Ndiritu: What lies ahead for Africa’s frontier markets? The Allan Gray Africa ex-SA Equity Fund’s performance over the past year was downright disappointing, writes Nick Ndiritu
In 2100, five out of the ten most populous countries in the world will be in Africa While in 2020, five out of the ten most populous countries in the world were located in Asia, the picture will look different in 2100.
South Africa slowly embracing veganism Meat may be meeting its match, as more and more South Africans are experimenting with vegetarian and vegan lifestyles.
Beyond oil – the potential for private investment in Angola Key areas where private investment could play a pivotal role in opening the economy and driving growth.