Monthly Archives: May 2011

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  • Hurley Doddy on the panel session "Emerging Markets

Private Equity Investing In Africa: Six Questions With Hurley Doddy Of Emerging Capital Partners—Part II

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a two-part series. Previous posts: Part I) For a growing number of private equity investors and asset managers, Africa is no longer a secret. The high-level discussions at the World Economic Forum’s 2011 Africa Summit, the signaling from the Carlyle Group’s newly established [...]

  • Hurley Doddy

Private Equity Investing In Africa: Six Questions With Hurley Doddy Of Emerging Capital Partners—Part I

Editor’s Note: This is the first of a two-part series. Subsequent posts: Part II) For a growing number of private equity investors and asset managers, Africa is no longer a secret. The high-level discussions at the World Economic Forum’s 2011 Africa Summit, the signaling from the Carlyle Group’s newly established [...]

  • Pat Devenish

The Africonomist: A Talk with Pat Devenish

(Editor’s note: This piece was originally published in the monthly newsletter of the Africonomist.) Agro-industrial businesses in Africa are playing an increasingly important role in the global food supply chain as the cost and demand for commodities rise and as the world’s population expands. Pat Devenish, the group CEO [...]

  • A woman selling dried fish-Africa

Chevron: Rethinking Development Partnerships

The following is a guest post by Dennis Flemming, Project Director of the Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) and Secretary of the Niger Delta Partnership Initiative (NDPI) Foundation Inc., for Chevron Corporation. Chevron’s NDPI partnership in the Niger Delta is providing a new model for private [...]

  • South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan

WEF News Round-Up: May 6th

Announcements, articles, and videos from the last day of the World Economic Forum on Africa 2011 in Cape Town. News about next year’s forum, and more! Videos from ABN Digital From our friends at ABN Digital in South Africa, we’ve got more videos with delegates at the WEF. Photo [...]

  • President of Gabon-Ali Bongo Ondimba

WEF News Round-Up: May 5th

Today marks the second day of the World Economic Forum on Africa 2011 in Cape Town. Here are the news stories and videos that you should be reading now. President of Gabon, Ali Bongo Ondimba.Photo Credit: World Economic Videos from ABN Digital Our friends at ABN Digital in [...]

  • Dominic Waughray at the World Economic Forum

WEF: More Videos from ABN Digital, May 5th

At the close of the second day of the World Economic Forum on Africa 2011 in Cape Town, we share with you more interviews with delegates by ABN Digital. On to the videos! Dominic Kailash Nath Waughray, Head of Public-Private Partnership, Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum [...]

WEF: More Videos from ABN Digital, May 5th

At the close of the second day of the World Economic Forum on Africa 2011 in Cape Town, we share with you more interviews with delegates by ABN Digital. On to the videos! ABN’s Lerato Mbele speaks with Dominic Waughray, Head of Environmental Initiatives at the World Economic Forum and [...]

  • A beautiful view of the Western Cape in South Africa, Africa

Where Two Oceans Meet: A Biking and Epicurean Journey Through South Africa’s Cape Peninsula

As we enter the spring season in the United States, most of us are beginning to venture outdoors to hike, ride bikes, and simply enjoy the change in the seasons. Americans by nature are explorers and love the outdoors; it’s likely, therefore, that travelers would want to experience the same [...]

  • President of Rwanda Paul Kagame speaking at the WEF South Africa

The World Economic Forum Begins Today in Cape Town: Videos

The World Economic Forum began today in Cape Town, and our partners at ABN Digital, a business production company based in South Africa, is sharing their videos with us. We thank them for their generosity in sharing this important material with Africa.com. World Economic Forum on Africa 2009. Paul [...]

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