Category archives for: Investing

Is Your Business PAYE Compliant and Ready for the New Tax Year?

Lagos, Nigeria, December 14, 2017/ /– West African governments are clamping down on non-compliance among business and individual taxpayers as they strive to improve their low tax-to-GDP ratios or internally generated revenues.

Mauritania Gets Help To Strengthen Economic Stability

December 13, 2017//-Mauritania has obtained a three-year loan from the IMF to support the government program aimed at strengthening its recovery.

World Bank Group Makes Major Announcements at One Planet Summit

Paris, France, December 13, 2017— At the One Planet Summit convened by President Emmanuel Macron of France, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, the World Bank Group made a number of new announcements in line with its ongoing support to developing countries for the effective implementation of […]

Egypt Wants to Drive Africa’s Regional Integration

 Egypt, December 13, 2017// — The Africa 2017 Forum wrapped up in the Egyptian resort city of Sharm el Sheikh with a clear message of intent from President Al Sisi to bring Africa closer together.

GSAM’s Investment Outlook: How to Invest in 2018

December 11, 2017//-Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) expects the global economic expansion to continue into 2018, carrying equities to new highs, according to its newly released Investment Outlook.

EBRD Providing $22 Million Loan to New Solar Power Plant in Jordan

December 11, 2017//-Intensifying its support for Jordan’s solar power programme, the EBRD is extending a US$ 22 million loan for the construction and operation of a 50 MW photovoltaic (PV) plant in the Risha region, 300 km north-east of the capital, Amman.

Tony Elumelu at Africa 2017: Now Best Time to Invest in Africa

December 9, 2017//-Africa offers investors the largest return on investment, Chairman of Heirs Holdings in Nigeria, Tony Elumelu said during the first session of the Africa 2017 Forum that kicked off Thursday, featuring the Young Entrepreneurs Day.

African Economists Eye Bolder Monetary Policy Reforms

Addis Ababa , Ethiopia, December 7, 2017/ — African economists attending the 12th African Economic Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, have called for more radical monetary policy reforms and an overhaul of the tax policy regime in most countries in order to guarantee the welfare needs of the local population.

Africa’s Richest Man to Invest Up to $50 Billion in U.S., Europe

December 7, 2017//-Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, plans to invest $20 billion to $50 billion in the U.S. and Europe by 2025, in industries including renewable energy and petrochemicals.

Hidden Figures: Tapping Into The Informal Economy

December 6, 2017//-Long before the proliferation of solar power made deep-cycle batteries an option for household use, people in rural Ghana were watching TV and charging their phones with what they had: car batteries.

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