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.
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.
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.
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 [...]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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- Book launch: A celebration of the past and a vision for the future October 1, 2014
- Getting more out of social investment in the Mining Sector October 1, 2014
- Celebrating African leadership in healthcare September 30, 2014
- Telecoms – An African development opportunity September 26, 2013
- Mobile banking series: An overview of why mobile banking remains important for financial inclusion in Africa April 22, 2013
- The Emergence of the Africa 8 August 20, 2014
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