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Short-term Challenges Are An Opportunity To Diversify Economies On The Continent

Recent challenges have overshadowed some of the underlying medium- to long-term trends that continue to support the growth prospects of a number of countries in Africa.Standard Bank, the...
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10 Top Female Business Leaders

The past few years have seen a rise in the number of women-owned businesses in Africa. Be it in IT, oil, mining, or in the aviation sector, female entrepreneurs are breaking gender stereotypes and...
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5 Investment Opportunities in Kenya

Kenya has been experiencing steady growth for quite some time now. The economic forecast has been positive with the World Bank predicting a growth rate of 6.6 percent this year and 7 percent come 2017....
Polio in Nigeria

McKinsey: The Strong Fight Against Polio In Nigeria

Nigeria recently celebrated a full year and a half without a new case of wild poliovirus. The World Health Organization (WHO) has certified there has been no evidence of wild polio in Nigeria for more than...
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African Countries With The Fastest Growing Economy

Africa is bestowed with young, fast-growing population. This population has been credited with the current economic boom all over the continent. We have compiled a list of six growing economies in sub-Saharan Africa with...
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10 Top Car Brands in Africa

Africa is the most sought after market by car manufacturers. Rapid urbanization in parts of the continent attributes to the demand of vehicles, with more people opting to own a vehicle over using public...
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Most Popular Mobile Apps in Africa

Africa has proven itself to be the hub of mobile phone usage and growth in using mobile apps. With studies by the Pew Research Center showing that while only one in ten individuals on the...
Big Five

‘Big Five’ Growth Opportunities That Exists In South Africa

In the two decades since people in South Africa worked together to transform their political landscape and usher in a new democracy, the country has made remarkable progress. In particular, GDP has nearly doubled in...
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10 Most Sought After Jobs in Africa

Africa is set to steer the new economic order in 15 years’ time, according to a report by Bloomberg, as it constitutes some major advances in production and output. The continent is...
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Mobile Money Bridges Unbanked Adults Gap

Gallup’s 2014 Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) database, which measures the extent of account penetration, the use of mobile money payments and saving and borrowing practices in more than 140 countries, reveals the impact...
Dangote Group

Dangote Group on the Africa Opportunity

Aliko Dangote, CEO of West Africa’s largest conglomerate, discusses expansion plans for his company and why now is the time to invest in Africa. Dangote Group is one of Africa’s leading industrial conglomerates, with interests...
McKinsey Report: Development In Electrical Power Across Africa

McKinsey Report: Development In Electrical Power Across Africa

Powering Africa Sub-Saharan Africa is starved for electricity. The region’s power sector is significantly underdeveloped, whether we look at energy access, installed capacity, or overall consumption. The fact that sub-Saharan Africa’s residential and industrial sectors...
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