This week, we read about Safaricom’s CEO Bob Collymore leveraging the ubiquity of cell phones in Kenya, Angola’s debut sovereign wealth fund, and South Africa’s unsung trading partner.
This week, we read about the importance of African countries to the emerging market bloc BRICS, the founder of the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange striking out on her own, and the dollar’s importance in Nigerian trade.
This week, we read about Nigeria’s latest billionaire, Ghana’s innovative healthcare start-up, and how Africa is set to be the IFC’s top investment destination.
This week, we read about Microsoft’s initiative in Africa, a new deal between G.E. and Dangote Industries, and Old Mutual entering the life insurance market in Nigeria.