With its 2011 Arab Spring involvement done and dusted, and the global recession lessening its grip on economies, Tunisia’s imports are once again on the rise. The economic forecast however is not for plain sailing; the country’s newly elected government faces immediate challenges in terms of stabilising the economy.
The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has announced that the half year revenue performance for the financial year 2013/2014 has registered the largest ever deficit of USh 246.93 billion (Ugandan Shillings, equal to about US$ 99 million).
The 24th World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa is to be held in Abuja, Nigeria, on 7 – 9 May 2014. Nigeria, sub-Saharan Africa’s second-largest economy and the continent’s most populous nation, with over 160 million inhabitants, is a fitting host for this year’s conference.
Competitiveness in the context of the global marketplace is an expression of the combined environmental, economic and social qualities of a country for the facilitation of economic development.
Chip and PIN technology offers substantial security improvements in the face of the growing insecurity of older magnetic stripe-based card systems. However, the preventative security of the new system is not infallible.
Tony Elumelu, the Nigerian entrepreneur who built up Lagos-based Heirs Holdings into an investment powerhouse, has stars in his eyes. That is to say, he has recently invested in a US satellite technology company called Planet Labs.
The Côte d’Ivoire Country Focus Seminar was held on the 28th February 2014 at KPMG South Africa, Wanooka Place, Johannesburg The seminar was delivered by KPMG in collaboration with Africa Exchange and in association with the SA-Zambia Chamber of Commerce and the Côte d’Ivoire Economic & Trade Office of Southern Africa.
Information and communications technologies (ICTs) offer a means of substantially improving productivity and efficiency across a broad number of economic sectors for companies, as well as both developed, and developing countries.
As African nations march towards more formal, regulated economies, private equity is determined to play more than just a walk-on part. But there is still much to learn about doing business in this diverse region.
Côte d’Ivoire is the largest and historically most diversified economy in the franc zone. Years of domestic conflict damaged the country’s economy and reputation, but the strong-minded foreign policy Côte d’Ivoire launched in late 2011 has helped it to quickly restore its rank as a leading economic power in West Africa.
Agricultural sector development in Africa is vital for achieving food security goals. Development of this sector also plays a significant economic role in maintaining sustainable economic growth across the continent
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