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Zimbabwe: Policy void chokes renewables - Getty
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Zimbabwe: Policy void chokes renewables

Thirteen years after opening up the power sector to private investors, the government still seems reluctant to implement key policies vital to unlocking private investment.

Africa’s mobile subscriptions grow fastest globally - Getty
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Africa’s mobile subscriptions grow fastest globally

Biggest gains in mobile connectivity are in Mozambique, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Ethiopia.

Wishful thinking: Kenya’s  infrastructure pitch - Getty
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Wishful thinking: Kenya’s infrastructure pitch

LAPPSET transport corridor bosses are pitching investors an overly rosy picture.

Malls spring up in Algeria - Getty
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Malls spring up in Algeria

Though small and informal groceries still dominate Algeria’s retail sector, modern large format malls have recently begun to sprout up across the north African country.

Mozambique: Kickstarting an ailing economy - Getty
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Mozambique: Kickstarting an ailing economy

Mozambique is currently beset by economic woes, but there is hope if President Nyusi can reform and plug the financial gaps left by his predecessor.

South Africa’s new investment law - Getty
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South Africa’s new investment law: Safe hands?

South Africa’s new investment protection act affords foreign investors equal legal footing with domestic ones, but strips away access to international dispute resolution.

Randgold’s grand plans for Congo - Getty
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Randgold’s grand plans for DRC

Randgold’s CEO tells TIA about his plans to expand the company’s profitable gold mining operations in one of the world’s most challenging regions.

Malawi to explore oil, gas - Getty
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Malawi to explore oil, gas despite low price

Despite the oil price plunge, Malawi’s government remains confident that world markets will have an appetite for what they have to offer.

E-finance in Nigeria: Slow to grow - Getty
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E-finance in Nigeria: Slow to grow

In Nigeria, digital finance has huge commercial potential but has not taken off compared to neighbours like Kenya. Why the hold up?

Smart move: Selling Barclays Africa - Getty
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Smart move: Selling Barclays Africa

Despite headwinds, the business case for a Barclays Africa sale is strong, and indicates the deepening of regional markets with an appetite for transactions on this scale.

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