Senegalese fishermen.
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Senegal issues sub-Saharan Africa’s largest Islamic bond offering

Senegal is offering sukuk bonds worth over $200m to investors, ahead of the region’s more developed economies.

Leader of Belgian economic trade mission.

Three key themes for the future of investment in Africa

As investment into Africa matures, the narrative is no longer wholly opportunistic nor philanthropic – it is simply optimistic.

Thabazimbi Miners.

Seven reasons to be optimistic about Africa

Trends to watch that are telling of the continent’s promise and progress

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Billion dollar tech cities Hope and Konza: Boon or bane to Africa’s tech movement?

Kenya and Ghana are both investing billions in building pre-planned tech hubs - but are ICT megacities the best way to support the continent’s growing tech movement?

INGAPORE-CHINA-THAILAND-TOURISM.
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Singapore bullish on African opportunities

Southeast Asian economy Singapore hopes to position itself as a portal between Africa and the region - but will Africa’s capacity constraints slow the process?

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Why the world needs a new way to tackle poverty

Development cooperation is not only about money - it is also about the transfer of knowledge and experience.

Risk or reward: is it the right time to invest in Angola?

Angola is growing rapidly, and its consumer classes with it - but are the structures yet in place to make it an investment hub?

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Articles from fDi Intelligence

Syria’s conflict continues to impact FDI

Investment into Syria has evaporated altogether as the civil war takes its toll on investor confidence. 

Egypt keen to promote its FDI agenda

Washington, DC played host to the first business delegation from Egypt following the country's presidential elections in May.

Uneven return to FDI growth

The world is seeing a return to growth in greenfield FDI, according to the latest findings from the fDi report, but while some areas surge ahead, others are seeing hesitant growth or even a decline.

Africa records more FDI than the Middle East in April

There were more FDI projects recorded in Africa than in the Middle East in April 2014.

Creating the new benchmark

Sustainable business is a frequently used catchphrase, but what does it look like in practice? This Is Africa sits down with Ilmi Granoff, Senior Research Fellow at the Overseas Development Institute, to discuss challenges and opportunities in the African context, and the value of sustainability reporting.

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