British Airways’ has big plans for Africa.
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“British Airways’ plans in Africa are not only limited to its recently announced investment in customer experience. Apart from the £400 million (R6891 million) investment in Club World, the latest-generation technology in the air and on the ground, African customers will also benefit from additional capacity on African routes, new lounges and enhanced catering”
Africa has an important role to play in China’s much-touted One Belt and One Road Initiative, an ambitious plan to revive the old maritime Silk Road.
"Africa has an important role to play in China’s much-touted One Belt and One Road Initiative, an ambitious plan to revive the old maritime Silk Road, which wields plenty of financial muscle and promises to boost member-countries's growth and economies"
South Africa’s sovereign credit rating to junk status dominated the 2017 Ibrahim Forum on governance in Morocco at the weekend with attendees struggling to explain why the government plunged the country into an economic crisis.
"South Africa’s sovereign credit rating to junk status dominated the 2017 Ibrahim Forum on governance in Morocco at the weekend with attendees struggling to explain why the government plunged the country into an economic crisis" #Investorseurope #Stockbrokers
African expansion is just not something most retailers are speaking of, says EY
"According to the World Bank, growth in the sub-Saharan Africa region slowed to 1.5% in 2016. The bank said the risk outlook weighed heavily to the downside due to heightened policy uncertainty in the US and Europe and continued weakness in commodity prices"
Barclays' plan to sell its African business and pull out of the continent are being hindered by political upheaval and credit rating downgrades in South Africa.
"Barclays' plan to sell its African business and pull out of the continent are being hindered by political upheaval and credit rating downgrades in South Africa"
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"If you want to attract business, the rule of law is vital, as is security for all citizens." Tony Blair on Governance in Africa #Investorseurope #Mauritius #Stockbrokers
New World Wealth and AfrAsia Bank have released a combined wealth report for 2017, providing a comprehensive review of the wealth sector in Africa, including…
“Mauritius retains its spot as the wealthiest country in Africa, ranking ahead South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Egypt and Angola. Wealth per person for those living in Mauritius increased from $21,700 to $25,700 in one year. Conversely, people living in Zimbabwe are the poorest, with $200 per person. And South Africa is the most popular destination for the super-rich, with approximately 15,000 multi-millionaires visiting the country in one year.” #Investorseurope #Mauritius #Stockbrokers
The ratings agency says it is assessing the economic impact of the changes to leadership in key government institutions.
Moody's continues to assess the economic impact of the changes to leadership in key government institutions in South Africa
Africa telecom and finance leaders assess accelerating digital investmen
"Telecom and tech companies are increasing investment across Africa as the rapidly improving digital infrastructure and services, and the uptake of smartphones, provide huge opportunities for business and revenue growth"
Charl Blignaut visits Veranda Pointe aux Biches, Mauritius
"This is the postcard of the carefree life of those who’ve made their money. Days on the beach, nights in the bar. It’s all very Eat, Pray, Love, without the ashram. At the entrance – alongside the flowing water where you wash your feet for love and prosperity – the bookshelf of holiday reads left behind is peppered with steamy romance fiction with titles like The Viking’s Sensation"
The tiny country of Djibouti wants to leverage its geographic location, at the entrance of the Red Sea, to become a logistics and light-manufacturing hub.
Djibouti to leverage its geographic location at the entrance of the Red Sea to become a logistics and light-manufacturing hub by establishing free-trade zones where goods can be landed among other ways, HowwemadeitinAfrica reports #Investorseuropemauritius #stockbrokers
Currencies on the continent have depreciated significantly against the US dollar since 2014 or, in the case of managed currencies, have been devalued. SPONSORED: Business opportunities in Africa Sahara Games: Everything you need to start an online gaming business Xpanda: Opportunity to become an official distributor of security products across Africa BASETrack Systems: Partnership opportunity …
According to Deloitte’s African trends going into 2017 – How business needs to plan for the changing continent report. The downturn suffered by many African economies following the drop in global commodity prices in 2014 has resulted in a repricing of their economies
Uber had to tweak its developed-country business practices to align with the local realities in African countries such as South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria. SPONSORED: Business opportunities in Africa Sahara Games: Everything you need to start an online gaming business Xpanda: Opportunity to become an official distributor of security products across Africa BASETrack Systems: Partnership …
"Transportation network company Uber had to tweak its developed-country business practices to align with the local realities in African countries such as South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria"
Chevron South Africa sold: China's Sinopec buys its first major refinery in Africa from Chevron. China plans to rebrand within six years.
“China’s Sinopec will pay almost $1 billion for a 75 percent stake in Chevron Corp’s South African assets and its subsidiary in Botswana to secure its first major refinery in Africa”
Innovators are drawn to Rwanda as an easy place to start a tech business and master a product. Rwanda is becoming the test kitchen of Africa.
“Landlocked Rwanda is developing at an economic growth rate around 7 percent in 2016 under the presidency of Paul Kagame, and tech is at the heart of it. A key plank of government policy is establishing the country as a tech hub. This makes complete sense. Rwanda has a relatively small population in Africa — around 12 million –and a lack of exportable produce. Kagame’s government is determined that it becomes an ICT services economy” #Investorseuropemauritius
The OPEC production cut agreement has been dominating the headlines for the last six months, and now Iraq is claiming that the cuts are being measured improperly
OPEC is a cartel of a diverse group of nations with various bilateral, trilateral and bloc relations among them. OPEC members rarely act in full concert, and seldom keep production-cut pledges. Their game now is playing the market with the possible extension of the cuts beyond June, and they have time until May to try to talk prices up
World Bank paying Ethiopia $68M for carbon trading, green business development. Revenue earned by carbon trading goes to the local community, officials say.
"Two World Bank projects totaling $68 million are scheduled to begin this year in Ethiopia, aimed at restoring forests and sequestering carbon in the much fought-over Oromio region."
Shortage of quality warehouses in Nairobi presents opportunities for investors and developers. US, UK finance groups invest in Kenyan warehouse development.
“Kenya’s real estate industry has boomed in recent years, yet stakeholders argue that industrial property has often been overlooked as an investment opportunity. But this is gradually changing. New industrial developments are emerging just outside Nairobi’s city center, targeting manufacturers and logistics operators”
Meet the woman considered an architect of the African Growth and Opportunities Act
"Rosa Whitaker is probably not your image of a trade bureaucrat, but then again so much in her life has been out of the ordinary"
Silicon Valley VC fund has it's eyes on you, Africa. 500 Startups kicks off its inaugural African Geeks On A Plane tour to look for tech startups.
"We travel by planes, trains, and automobiles to the most exciting international startup scenes with the sole mission of uniting geeks and exploring cross-border opportunities. The result: a lifelong bond with fellow travelers, a wealth of new friends and business contacts in exploding technology markets, and a stronger appreciation for the cultural and economic ties that bind us globally"