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Top African Events Guide: JANUARY

ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS 3 - 31 JANUARY Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts – Cape Town, South Africa Pack your picnic baskets for the annual live concert series at the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens in Cape Town. The January line-up includes South African favourites, the Parlotones, Prime Circle, Mi Casa, and The Soil. [...]

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Top African Events Guide: DECEMBER

ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS 1-6 DECEMBER Kwani? Litfest – Nairobi, Kenya This year’s literary festival, Beyond the Map of English: Writers in conversation on Language hosts readings, performances and discussions that explore issues of language and how this relates to African experiences and writing on the continent. Confirmed participants include Nuruddin [...]

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Invest in Congo Brazzaville Forum: A First Edition Crowned With Success

“The ICB Forum 2015 has kept its promises. All its promises. It well exceeded our initial expectations.” Those were the words of Mr Isidore Mvouba, Minister of State, minister of industrial development and the promotion of the private sector in the Congo, as the curtain fell on the ICB Forum 2015-Invest [...]

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Top 10 Music Festivals in Africa

With the continent of Africa growing as a significant cultural and entertainment hub, music festivals are fast becoming a regular and popular feature on the continent’s cultural space. From educational and environmentally conscious festivals such as the Kenya Music Festival and Egypt’s 3alganoob festival, to entertainment festivals such as the [...]

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Navigating African Capital Markets

A recently released annual survey of African investing by Rand Merchant Bank highlights a changing landscape. The survey shows Nigeria in a position to overtake South Africa as the leading investment destination on the continent,  and the world’s second largest continent is now more than just a haven for high-risk [...]

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Turning the Lights On: Investment in Energy in Africa Is Still Needed

Sitting in one of my favorite restaurants in Addis Ababa, the lights flicker on and off–it’s as if the doorman is playing jokes on the clientele. But this is not the doorman, but rather a normal occurrence in Africa. When discussing energy in Africa,  my friends and I usually pose [...]

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