Friday, July 25: Top 10 Business & Finance Must Reads


1. Who Aids Whom? Exposing the True Story of Africa’s $192 Billion Losses

The details about Africa's loss of "almost six and a half times the amount of money that it receives in aid."  
Source: Think Africa Press

2. Unleashing the Potential of Ethiopia’s Export Industry

How addressing obstacles in its export sector would help Ethiopia's economic transformation.  
Source: World Bank

3. By 2030 Nigeria Could Have A Higher GDP Than The Netherlands or Malaysia

Why the country's problems can't seem to overshadow the investment interest and economic promise.
Source: How We Made It In Africa

4. Deals Worth $900 Million to Be Unveiled at Africa Summit

This week, it was announced that at least $900 million in business deals will be unveiled at the U.S.- Africa Summit.  
Source: Business Week

5. Creating A Successful African Business Strategy

What you need to know about launching your business on the continent.
Source: Bizcommunity

6. Telecoms Industry to Surge in Ethiopia, DRC

How the demand for 3G and 4G data transmission services is increasing activity in the telecom industry.  
Source: iOL

7. The Wealthiest Unequal Nation in Africa

The economic promise of Equatorial Guinea may not be ale to overshadow the harsh reality of inequality in the nation.
Source: This Is Africa

8. Taking Nigerians Cashless: Q&A with PayPal’s Business Lead for Africa

PayPal is entering the African market. Learn more about their plans for the continent, beginning with their presence in Nigeria.
Source: Venture Burn

9. Nigeria Attractive to Investors Despite Challenges, Says Official

Why the drama of Nigeria's kidnapped girls and the violence of Boko Haram has not discouraged investors from getting a stake in Nigeria's future.
Source: Voice of America

10. Foreign Policy: Germany's All Inclusive Package For Africa

A look at Germany's plan for Africa - a frame work still in progress, but clear about their interest in the continent.
Source: The Africa Report