142017Nov
The best African countries to do business in

The best African countries to do business in

The latest report from the World Bank Group ranks Mauritius among the best for doing business in Sub-Saharan Africa. The World Bank’s flagship report, Doing Business 2018: Reforming to Create Jobs, has named Mauritius as the best ranked economy for doing business in Sub-Saharan Africa. Released at the end of October, the annual report took…

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92017Nov
Rwanda builds first Tantalum and Niobium refinery

Rwanda builds first Tantalum and Niobium refinery

The East African country’s investment in the sector could turn around its mining industry. International mining processing firm, Power Resource Group (PRG) Plc, will start building Rwanda’s first tantalum and niobium refinery, soon. The firm is investing an estimated USD 16 million for the plant, which is expected to be operational in less than a year….

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302017May
SA, Kenya ranked second in EY Foreign Direct Investment report

SA, Kenya ranked second in EY Foreign Direct Investment report

EY’s Africa Attractiveness Index reveals that foreign investors gravitate to larger, more diverse economies. South Africa and Kenya have been named as this year’s second-most attractive investment destinations in EY’s Africa Attractiveness Index 2017 (AAI 2017). Morocco has taken first place. The AAI judges 46 African countries on six areas when determining how each country…

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282017Mar
Legal updates – Mozambique

Legal updates – Mozambique

CIVIL AVIATION LAW The new Civil Aviation Law purpose is to set the bases and general principles to be observed in the area of civil aviation in order to guarantee the safety, regularity, competitiveness and efficiency of air transport operations. This Law repeals the Law no. 21/2009 of 28 September, former Civil Aviation Law. REGULATION ON THE…

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32017Mar
US confirms Nigeria seeks Eurobond issuance

US confirms Nigeria seeks Eurobond issuance

As Nigeria’s inflation levels soar, the country is casting a wide net for international funds. Acting Nigerian President Yemi Osinbajo is going ahead with seeking approval from the country’s National Assemble,  to allow the country to issue a Eurobond debt instrument of $500 million. The money would be used to fund the capital expenditure plan…

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