British-Australian miner Rio Tinto has announced a $20bn deal to develop the Simandou iron ore project in Guniea
Main street invests in Africa’s stocks: Nile fund’s Larry Seruma on the continent’s modernising equity markets
Main Street investors can now own a portfolio of Africa’s fastest growing stocks with as little as $1000 – the minimum investment required for the Nile Pan African fund, a US based mutual fund offering the public targeted allocations in African equities.
An interview with Jose Filomeno de Sousa dos Santos, chairman of Angola’s sovereign wealth fund
For the business community, the vacuum left by opposition candidates’ lack of defined policies could be cause for concern amid President’s demand for a vote recount.
“Rather than industrialising, many believe that the manufacturing sector in Africa has contracted. Yet a careful scrutiny of the recent facts indicates this is not so.”
Africa’s economies projected to grow through 2014 - 2015, but lack of public goods might stunt region’s ‘rise’, according to 2014 African Economic Outlook report.
“Africa’s growth, contrary to the headline figures, has not been sufficiently inclusive.”
A new railway system out of Kenya aims to boost East African integration with Chinese money.
Easing of diamond sanctions and South African platinum strikes unrest have bolstered Zimbabwe’s production as the rest of the economy struggles.
As the final polls are counted in South Africa, the prospect of another five years under the African National Congress’ increasingly controversial rule gives investors little to cheer about.
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Lord Michael Hastings sits down with This Is Africa to talk about the Millennium Villages projects he has helped to spearhead across Africa.
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