Book launch: A celebration of the past and a vision for the future

Book launch: A celebration of the past and a vision for the future

Most accounts of health and healthcare in Sub Saharan Africa are written by foreigners. This book redresses the balance. It is written by Africans who have themselves led improvements in their own countries and describes many of the features of leadership, policy and implementation which have been involved.

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Getting more out of social investment in the Mining Sector

Getting more out of social investment in the Mining Sector

Mining companies are very aware of the significant impact of their operations upon local communities and recognize the need to earn a ‘social license to operate,’ in the form of an unwritten contract with workers, their families and other stakeholders.

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Celebrating African leadership in healthcare

Celebrating African leadership in healthcare

Africa’s healthcare woes (or challenges) can be solved by Africans. This is the premise behind a new book on leadership in healthcare in Africa…

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Infrastructure Projects in the Zambezi Region

Infrastructure Projects in the Zambezi Region

The Zambezi River Basin (ZRB), consisting of Angola, Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, is integral to the lives and basic needs of the 30 million people with access to it. The riparian economies that the ZRB facilitates have consistently enjoyed economic growth above 6% year on year, though in the past 30 years, little investment has been made into the ZRB itself in the past 30 years.

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Auditing landscape, client base, and potential in Zambia

The Business Year (TBY) talks to Jason Kazilimani, Jr., Senior Partner & CEO at KPMG Zambia, on the auditing landscape, client base, and potential in Zambia. What is the competitive landscape like for the auditing firms here in Zambia? Where [...]

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Africa Brief: Taste for pizza takes off in Africa and more...

Africa Brief: Taste for pizza takes off in Africa and more…

The return of Pizza Hut has a lot of potential to grow says analysts. It has just opened a store in honeydew and is planning on expanding to Boksburg, Midrand and Soweto. Many analysts say that by increasing the competition pizza companies won’t do as well anymore however they are all positive about growth says one analyst so they still will see returns.

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African Potential: 
unleashed or unfulfilled?

African Potential: 
unleashed or unfulfilled?

A strong manufacturing sector can help Africa’s emerging economies escape the poverty trap and build sustainable growth. With a billion people spread across 54 diverse nations, and rich natural and agricultural resources, Africa is often described as the last true frontier for economic development.

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High Growth Markets magazine – Unleashing Africa’s potential

By looking beyond the BRIC countries and expanding geographic focus, many are uncovering that underdeveloped markets are poised for growth. This latest issue of High Growth Markets examines some of those opportunities and challenges that exist in emerging economies for global investors.

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What’s new in the world of African mobile banking?

Things move quickly in Africa’s mobile industry, which includes mobile banking. As mobile banking services gain ever greater traction throughout the continent, the sky seems the limit in terms of what can be done and who can be reached.

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Biogas and geothermal finding a home in Tanzania

Biogas and geothermal finding a home in Tanzania

In rural communities biogas is offering an increasing degree of help, while the Government looks to geothermal to provide a significant contribution to the national power grid.

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West Africa’s 3 up-and-coming investment cities

Booming West African cities such as Lagos, Abuja and Accra have received a great deal of attention and FDI over the past decade in response to their population growth, economic growth, dynamism and promise. While we expect to see these cities continue as primary investment destinations, domestic and foreign investors alike are always looking for the next big thing – those up-and-coming cities that will rise to prominence ten years from now.

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Africa’s new oil producers

Africa’s new oil producers

Nigeria continues as the key player, ranking as the world’s 13th biggest oil producer, and the continent as a whole produces significantly more oil than it consumes.

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