Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.
From Policy

Rocky road ahead for China - Africa relationship?

The next phase of China’s engagement on the continent will depend on African governments creating conducive conditions for business to overcome falling mineral prices.

Woolworths.
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Outsized successes

Size is not everything - and six African companies are showing that you do not have to be a multinational to be a market leader.

The emir of Kuwait Sabah Al-Ahmad.

The North African connection

Kuwait’s reticent sovereign wealth fund talks to This Is Africa about its interests in northern Africa

Senegalese fishermen.
From Business

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.

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Seven reasons to be optimistic about Africa

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

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?

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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.

Ch 1: Playing the long game

Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline's vice president for East Africa, Allan Pamba, talks to This Is Africa about the company's outlook on the continent's shifting healthcare needs.

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