African private equity down in 2016 but outlook is positive

At the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) annual conference in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire last week, it was revealed that private equity (PE) investment in Africa fell sharply in 2016. The volume of PE...

China seeks more African oil downstream operations

Chinese government officials have hinted that oil companies from the Asian country could purchase more African oil downstream operations, this follows China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation’s (Sinopec) purchase last month of a controlling stake...

Barclays to surrender control of Africa unit with £1.6bn sale

Barclays has been given regulatory approval for the sale of its remaining stake...

Hadiza Bala Usman: Bringing transparency and accountability to the running of Nigeria’s ports

Hadiza Bala Usman is the first woman to become Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority in its 62-year history. Following her career as an activist and politician, she is now determined to bring transparency...

South Africa: Pravin Gordhan sacked amid political turmoil, sliding rand

Pravin Gordhan has been sacked as South Africa’s finance minister by President Jacob Zuma late on Thursday, sparking a further sell-off of the rand and fuelling investor concerns about the country’s political and economic...

June 2017 – African Business Magazine

Established in 2009, New African Woman has been covering stories that empower, inspire, and celebrate the African woman’s diverse accomplishment in all spheres. It is a colourful lifestyle magazine dedicated to providing in-depth coverage...

The Truth About Loans For Bad Credit Consolidation

Loans: It's a scene that's repeated day after day: A person goes to their mailbox hoping to get something good. Instead, they get nothing but bills and junk mail. Does this sound at all like...

Marriott International Opens First Property in Kenya

Marriott International, Inc. on Monday announced its first property in Kenya with the...

Nigeria: Lagos 4th mainland bridge announced

Lagos State Government has announced that a new bridge is to be built between Lagos Island and the mainland. The Fourth Mainland Bridge will have four lanes and will cost a projected $2.66bn, including the...

AFC: Why investing in African infrastructure pays

Throughout history, we see a direct correlation between the wealth, power and development of nations and the state of their infrastructure. Infrastructure, however you define it and whatever form it takes – whether it...

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