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How Nigeria is going local

How Nigeria is going local

Promoting “indigenisation” in the Nigerian economy was the subject of a recent LEX Africa seminar, which asked how foreign investors...

The business of enthusiasm

The business of enthusiasm

Spontaneous applause erupted from an audience as a speaker declared the time had arrived for African business to take the...

Ghana’s electricity supply industry

Ghana’s electricity supply industry

In line with the national push for a more structured approach to increasing local content and participation, the Regulations came...

Tax in African countries

Tax in African countries

The African Union is on a drive to make the continent economically self-sufficient and some observers believe fixing tax collection...

Jumia, a $1bn African dream

Jumia, a $1bn African dream

When African online retailer Jumia Technologies listed on the New York Stock Exchange on 12 April, many market watchers did...

One small step for Africa

One small step for Africa

On April 2 the Gambia’s parliament wrote itself into modern African history when it ratified the Africa Continental Free Trade...