192018Jan
A post-Mugabe Zimbabwe

A post-Mugabe Zimbabwe

Summary For the first time in 37 years, Zimbabwe exists without the shadow of former president Robert Mugabe looming large. A tense and emotionally turbulent seven days in November resulted in his eventual resignation. Frustration and bitterness over his rule that had been brewing for a number of years finally erupted and caused a change…

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172018Jan
Updates from Mozambique

Updates from Mozambique

NOTICE No.7/GBM/2017 OF 2 JUNE  Regarding the Minimum Capital for Credit Institutions, Financial Companies and Micro-Finance Operators, and repeals Notice no. 4/ GBM/2005 of 20 May. Following the need to update the minimum share capital required to the Banks, the Notice No. 4 / GGBM / 2005 of 20 May which lays down the Minimum…

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152018Jan
Nigeria’s Hottest Investments

Nigeria’s Hottest Investments

Last year has been one of economic progress for Nigeria, with Africa’s largest economy managing to crawl back into growth territory in the second quarter of 2017. The Nigerian government has been working hard to brand the country as an attractive and lucrative destination for offshore investors to bring their capital, skills and business trade. For…

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122018Jan
Angola’s Mid-Term Plan

Angola’s Mid-Term Plan

The Government’s Midterm Plan, containing the Policy and Actions measures to be executed has been approved until the approval of the National Development Plan 2018- 2022. The Plan is due to enter into force until the first quarter of 2018 and it identifies 88 actions,  Public Expenses Control;  Revision of the Public and Private Partnerships Law;  Public-Private Partnerships…

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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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