This Week: Nigeria’s stock market gets a major boost from foreign investment, a major Dubai firm relies on the growth of the African economy and Cameroon’s economy gets back on its ‘feet.’
This Week: The new scramble for Africa is underway, east Africa attempts to dodge the ‘resource curse,’ and Lagos’ growth may come with certain challenges.
This Week: Mohammed VI’s Casablanca dream comes to fruition, filmmakers flock to South Africa and a Malware attack cripples the fast food industry.
This Week: Jacob Zuma pleads for African businessmen to seize opportunities right here on the continent, JUMIA wins a prestigious award and Africa’s billionaire ranks continue to increase.
This Week: Africa looks to follow in China’s Industrialization Path, Africa’s richest man continues his widespread philanthropy and the South Africa car industry strike has foreign manufacturers scaling back.
This Week: The Kenya terror attacks could impede development in the region, private equity continues its move into Africa and Jacob Zuma calls for a level playing field at the United Nations General Assembly.
This Week: Chinese oil companies meet resistance from some of Africa’s cash-strapped countries, Africa’s richest woman ventures into retail and the “iTunes of Africa,” Spinlet, reaches a milestone of 650k subscribers.
This Week: Microsoft’s recent takeover of Nokia could challenge Google’s control of sub-Saharan Africa’s smartphone market. Also, Nigeria is becoming the frontrunner for outside investment on the continent, and South Africa sells $2 Billion worth of government bonds.