December 12, 2018

The most recent data from the UNCTAD World Investment Report shows that foreign direct investment (FDI) into Africa was down 21 percent in 2017 compared to the prior year. The decline is attributed primarily to lower commodity prices. More diversified exporters such as...

March 13, 2018

An important consideration in evaluating any class of investments is the ability to easily cash out of a position and lock in a healthy return. Among the elements required are liquid capital markets and a vibrant private secondary market for African equity and debt. Th...

February 12, 2018

Things are looking up in the land of Bikutsi and Makossa.

The Africa Rising story often features a few high profile countries that have dominated investors’ attention: Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria and a few others are where most of the deals seem to happen.

Meanwh...

January 30, 2018

Many people in developed markets – from the U.S. to East Asia -- fear the damage artificial intelligence (A.I.) will do to jobs and security. African markets already suffer from lack of infrastructure, high unemployment, and underinvestment in human capital. To avoid b...

January 1, 2018

Tech investment in Africa in 2018 is discussed, including blockchain, tech in Africa's informal economy and increased corporate investment in Africa tech.

May 16, 2017

Funding Int’l Projects, LATAM Market Opportunities: Webinars for Emerging Markets The Emerging & Frontier Markets Association (EFMA) announces a series of essential international webinars. These programs can be important to an executive’s career or business. Examples:...

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