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“In most of the developed world, a fast, reliable internet connection costs less than 1 percent of average monthly income, according to A4AI. In the world’s least developed countries, the cost of just 500MB of data is around 15 percent of average income”
"Free internet access is the simplest means to tackle economic inequality": Here is why more African governments must commit to affordable internet"
Banks are paying the price for political uncertainty in South Africa, where the credit ratings downgrade is hurting the Barclays Africa exit plan.
“Barclays’ plan to sell its African business and pull out of the continent is being hindered by South Africa’s political upheaval and credit-rating downgrades, according to banking sources and fund managers” #InvestorseuropeMauritius
South Africa’s Big 12 retailers shift from expansion to tech investment. They're investing in store refurbishments and IT instead of new store rollouts.
“According to experts, most South African retailers are no longer speaking about African expansion and aggressive store roll-outs. Data from the big 12 retailers in South Africa show that they are putting their money into store refurbishments and information technology” #Investorseurope #Stockbrokers
South Africa hosts trials for Mastercard's first fingerprint credit card. MasterCard hopes to roll them out to the rest of the world this year.
“South Africans’ willingness to try new technologies and their familiarity with using biometrics for identification made the country an ideal market to test the payment cards, said Mark Elliott, Mastercard’s Southern Africa president” #Investorseurope
2016 was a bad year for private equity in Africa. Private equity investment volume fell 47 percent. Commodities prices could turn that around.
“Private equity investment in Africa fell 47 percent in 2016, according to a report at the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, which recently held its annual conference in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire” #InvestorseuropeMauritius
“Out of the 124 foreign investors that expressed an interest in Ethiopia’s textile and clothing sector over the past three months, 71 were from China. Indian clothing and textile industry could also be a significant future player, with more than 30 investor inquiries”
One reason why China loves manufacturing in Ethiopia is to take advantage of Duty-free access to the U.S. through the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). #Investorseurope #Stockbrokers
African pension funds could help pay for the continent's infrastructure deficit. One promising trend is the rise of regional funds targeting pensions.
“The continent’s growing number of pension funds could potentially be a new source of funding to address Africa’s infrastructure deficit, estimated by Ernst & Young to be $90 billion annually” #InvestorsereuropeMauritius #OffshoreStockbrokers
Many of us take access to electricity for granted, but only two out of every five people in Africa have decent access to energy.
“Only two out of every five people in Africa have decent access to energy to power lights and other electrical appliances throughout the day. Take a look at 12 Sub-Saharan African countries with the best access to electricity” #Investorseurope #TradeEnergyBonds
A big bond for Africa could help maximize aid. It's a strategy for leveraging foreign aid in international markets to generate financing for infrastructure.
“There may be a solution that helps Africa recover its growth in a way that Western leaders and their constituents find acceptable. We call it the “Big Bond” – a strategy for leveraging foreign aid funds in international capital markets to generate financing for massive infrastructure investment” #Investorseurope #Stockbrokers
Prince Albert II of Monaco arrived at the Top Marques car show at the Grimaldi Forum on Thursday, to unveil some of the world's fanciest vehicles.
At the Top Marques Monaco 2017, Prince Albert II of Monaco unveiled some of the world's fanciest vehicles including a diamond coated #Bentley Azure produced by Diamond Dealer BoulleLuxury Group. #BoulleLuxury @BoulleLuxury #JeanBoulleLuxury
Diamond dealer Jean Boulle Group Bertrand Boulle introduced the latest Bentley Azure, painted with two million crushed diamonds, at the Top Marques car show in Monaco on Thursday.
Watch as Diamond dealer #BertrandBoulle of #Jean BoulleLuxury Group unveils the the latest #Bentley Azure, painted with two million crushed #diamonds and explaining the production process at the Top Marques car show in Monaco on Thursday. #TopMarquesMonaco2017 #BoulleLuxury #DiamondBentley
Plans to invest between $150m and $200m on two new production lines in South Africa.
"Anheuser-Busch InBev NV will export African beer brands to its markets around the world as the Budweiser maker seeks to maximize the potential of a continent that was key to its decision to buy rival SABMiller for $103 billion" #Investorseurope #Stockbrokers
When we talk about saving SA we need to be clear about which parts we want to save and be very vocal about which parts we need to change or even destroy.
“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”
Europe is only interested in how efficiently it can keep people out, but not how to make their lives bearable in their countrie
"There is just no stopping the flood of humanity leaving sub-Saharan Africa for Europe’s shores. It may no longer pervade our television screens, but the reality is that there is a 30% increase this year in the number of migrants arriving from North Africa on Italy’s shores"
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
Sea cows (Sirenia) descended from four legged mammals that roamed Africa when this continent was isolated. They belong to the Afrotheria, the 'African beasts', writes Julien Benoit.
"When you think about typical African wildlife, a few animals almost certainly spring to mind: zebras, wildebeest, lions, cheetahs and buffaloes. But fossil records tell us that these species aren’t originally from Africa"
The move signals a change in strategy for the retailer.
"Africa’s biggest grocery retailer Shoprite is considering a push into South America and Eastern Europe, where it will leverage off its former suitor Steinhoff International which already has operations in the region"
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"
Lack of financial information remains a key challenge for doing business in Africa, with the inability to agree on valu
"Lack of financial information has remained a key challenge for doing business in Africa in the past two years, with the inability to agree on value having been a leading cause of deal failures. This is according to a study conducted by professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers"
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
What does astrology and numerology reveal about birthday boys Pravin Gordhan and Jacob Zuma? Astrologist and comic Alyn Adams investigates.
"The Aries personality is famously childlike: on the one hand hopeful and eternally optimistic ("We can avoid junk status!"), on the other hand gullible and easily misled ("No, seriously: it's a fire pool!"). But to cast an accurate horoscope, one needs to know the time of birth to the second"