Category archives for: Investing

2019 Applications: Anzisha Prize Opens for Africa’s Most Innovative Young Entrepreneurs

Johannesburg, South Africa, 15 February 2019//-The Anzisha Prize program which is a partnership between African Leadership Academy and Mastercard Foundation has just launched the call for 2019 applications.

Mauritius is Sub-Saharan Africa’s Most Connected Nation, Beats Ghana and Others    

February 15, 2019//-The fifth edition of the DHL Global Connectedness Index (GCI), a detailed analysis of globalization, measured by international flows of trade, capital, information and people, has ranked Mauritius as Sub-Saharan Africa’s Most Connected Country in 2018.

Nigeria: Investors See More Gains If Opposition Wins 2019 Election

Lagos, Nigeria, February 14, 2019//-The recent rally in Nigerian assets may pick up steam if there’s a change in government after this weekend’s presidential election, according to money managers and banks including Alliance Bernstein LP and Citigroup Inc., reports Bloomberg.

A Critical Look at China’s One Belt One Road Initiative

Hong Kong, China, February 13, 2019/-China’s growth rate remains impressive, even if on the decline.

How 2019 Election Outcome Will Impact Nigeria’s Economy

Lagos, Nigeria, February 13, 2019// – Analysts have presented different possibilities for the Nigerian economy after the February and March elections, with most of them saying that a change in political leadership would most likely inspire hope and engender economic growth.

African Leaders Endorsed Dangote’s Ambitious Coalition

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, February 13, 2019/ — An ambitious platform designed to bring together business leaders in Africa to collaborate with heads of government and other stakeholders to tackle basic health challenges in Africa has been launched in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with assurances from government to collaborate for a healthier Africans.

More Than Just Growth: Accelerating Poverty Reduction in Kenya

February 13, 2019//-Kenya has been covered widely in economic news over the last decade, from the first large-scale application of mobile money to a vibrant technology hub in Africa.

Control of Djibouti Ports: UAE’s DP World Battles Chinese Firm in Court

Hong Kong, China, February 12, 2019/ — One of the world’s largest port operators has sued a Chinese state enterprise in Hong Kong over infringement of its exclusive port agreement with a strategically located African nation, in the city’s first court case involving China’s Belt and Road Initiative.

Chinese President Sends ‘Love Letter’ to AU summit

Beijing, China, February 12, 2019/ –Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent a congratulatory message on the holding of the 32nd African Union (AU) summit in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa.

Italian Envoy Urges African Gov’ts to Increase Intra-Africa Trade to Speed Up Dev’t

Accra, Ghana, February 11, 2019//-The Italian Ambassador to Ghana, Giovanni Favilli has urged governments in Africa to scale-up trading among themselves to accelerate the continent’s economic growth and development.

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