Since 1948 when the National Party came to power and imposed apartheid, the South African opposition parties have rarely been genuine alternatives to the party of government.
Archive for May, 2011
Private Equity Investing In Africa: Six Questions With Hurley Doddy Of Emerging Capital Partners—Part II
In this second of a two-part series, Hurley Doddy of Emerging Capital Partners discusses why certain investors argue over a possible lack of capital in sub-Saharan Africa, and more.
Private Equity Investing In Africa: Six Questions With Hurley Doddy Of Emerging Capital Partners—Part I
For a growing number of private equity investors and asset managers, Africa is no longer a secret. Recent events highlight the view that Africa will play an important role in the global economy.
The world’s population today is evenly split between cities and rural areas. Developed nations – boasting all the luxuries of modern life—are about three-quarters urban, while nearly half of the population in developing countries lives in densely packed, suffocating city settings.
Rodney Wood was a remarkable man, a great naturalist who spent 50 years mainly in Nyasaland (now Malawi) studying and collecting mammals, birds, fish, insects, shells, and plants. After a good education, he turned his back on the formalities of life in England and became a cotton farmer in Africa.
This May has been a pretty good month for Babatunde Fashola. Fresh from his re-election as executive governor of Lagos State, Nigeria’s business capital, Fashola won high praise in a profile in The Economist.