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Developing Africa for the next horizon of growth

WATCH: The Potential To Drive Prosperity Growth In Africa

If we get infrastructure right, if we get energy right, and if we create a lot of jobs for Africa’s youthful population, I think we’ll have a new dynamism, a new growth process. Not just in GDP, because people don’t eat GDP. But one that’s actually impacting the lives of people and can lift hundreds of millions of people out of poverty.
Investec Cape Town Art Fair

10 Reasons To Come To Investec Cape Town Art Fair In 2019

More than 100 galleries and exhibitors from around Africa and the world will be taking part in the upcoming Investec Cape Town Art Fair, at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from 15...

3 Questions To Ask Yourself About Everything You Do

How you respond after setbacks is what defines your character. Stacey Abrams was the first black woman in the history of the United States to be nominated by a major party for governor --...
WOW Report

WOW Report: Africa Beckons

By Andrew McGregor, MD of Who Owns WhomSouth African-based companies have just under 5500 subsidiaries on the rest of the African continent, according to the Who Owns Whom (WOW) ownership file of 32,000 African companies....

South African Mining: A Path to Competitiveness and Growth

The industry can achieve global cost competitiveness if the private and public sectors take concerted action. The mining value chain is the historic bedrock of South Africa’s economy. It directly contributes more than 300 billion...
The Brexit Effect

The Brexit Effect – Travel And Tourism

By Danny BryerThe wise businessperson will be considering the broader effects of Brexit, not just on the economy in the United Kingdom, but on a global level, where the UK’s influence is felt. This...
African Economic Outlook

AfDB Report: Africa’s 2019 Economic Outlook

The annual report highlights economic prospects and projections for the continent as a whole and for each of the 54 countries. Africa’s economic growth continues to strengthen, reaching an estimated 3.5 percent in 2018, about the same as in 2017 and up 1.4 percentage points from the 2.1 percent in 2016. 
Nairobi city

Report: Nairobi’s Economic Outlook

The recently released Nairobi City Report presents a promising year ahead. Nairobi is not only the capital city of Kenya, it is the centre for economic activity in East Africa. The city plays a key role...
Marketing Influentials In Africa

Top 5 Marketing Influentials In Africa

Allover the continent of Africa and beyond, African entrepreneurs are doing amazing things.  Build great companies, and helping other companies become great.Unfortunately, not many of them are known, let allow celebrated.So, today, I...
Youth Skills

Skills Are The Currency Of The 21st Century

The academy’s major plan this year is to set up an ‘Africa Youth Skills & Data Badge’ across the continent where young people will be required to undergo a particular training to get certificationThe...

Nairobi Named Leading Dynamic City In JLL’s City Momentum Index

The Index reveals where in the world to find highest levels of socio-economic and commercial real estate dynamismNairobi, Kenya was named a top city for JLL’s City Momentum Index, making it the only...
Acha Leke

Get To Know: Acha Leke, McKinsey Africa

Meet Acha Leke, senior partner and chairman of McKinsey’s Africa office, and coauthor of Africa’s Business Revolution: How to Succeed in the World’s Next Big Growth Market. "Companies in Africa actually tend to grow faster and are more profitable than their peers around the world, because once you get the business model right, it’s actually more difficult for folks to come in and try to replicate it."

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