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Finding highlights in Sub-Saharan Africa’s growth slump

The World Bank published its latest ‘Africa Pulse’ report on September 29. In it the […]

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Evolving Banking Regulation: Sub-Saharan Africa

Regulatory Pressure Index In a world struggling for growth, Africa stands out as the rate […]

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Life Sciences in Africa with a focus on Sub-Saharan Africa

The African pharmaceutical industry is largely undeveloped, both from a manufacturing and innovation point of […]

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Facebook and online shopping? But why not internet banking

Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa; Case-Study: Kenyan

The Kenyan banking sector currently consists of 43 commercial banks, one mortgage finance company, nine […]

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2014 Sub-Saharan Africa Power Outlook

It is our pleasure to introduce to you the 2nd edition of the Sub-Saharan Africa Power Outlook, which has been prepared by our Infrastructure & Major Projects Group. The high growth of Sub-Saharan countries and the current developments in the power sector provide a broad range of new topics since the first edition of this report was launched in 2011.

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The Future of LTE in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Future of LTE in Sub-Saharan Africa

At present, mobile internet is huge in Africa, with the continent accounting for 9% of global mobile subscriptions in early 2014. The downside to this news though, is the fact that most of these mobile subscriptions are still on GSM, rather than LTE or even 3G.

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Private equity in Sub-Saharan Africa

Private equity in Sub-Saharan Africa

The private equity industry in Sub-Saharan Africa is climbing to unprecedented levels. The core reason for this is rapid economic growth in many African nations, but also of significance are the facts that there is presently little or no commercial and consumer lending markets in the subcontinent, banks perceiving the risks as too high, and interest rates from lending institutions tend to be cripplingly inflated.

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Transport dynamics in Sub-Saharan Africa

As supply chains are becoming more global and complex, logistics, especially the transport functions are equally becoming convoluted. In developing countries logistics is one of the biggest contributors to a nation’s GDP (in South Africa – 12.7%). Accordingly its management is vital for a growing economy.

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Africa Brief: WEF on the ‘promise of Africa’, food production in sub-Saharan Africa and more

Diversifying Africa’s resource-dependent economies and speeding up the infrastructure development so vital to its future will be two of the main topics at this week’s World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa. This week’s event carries the theme “Delivering on Africa’s Promise”.

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Innovative financing for development in sub-Saharan Africa a must

Official aid (development assistance) alone will not be adequate for funding efforts to accelerate economic growth, poverty alleviation and other Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Africa.

Global, regional and national growth all require a blend of many contributing factors, such as a robust private sector, the political will to create an environment conducive to business’s and institutional structures and mechanisms to cater for these markets as well as the social conditions of education, health, water and sanitation, etc. True growth and development encompasses all these in a complex nexus of facilitation and delivery.

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Africa Brief: Growth rate, KFC and Zimplats expansions, sub-Saharan Africa inflows, and more

Excluding South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa is said to grow at 6.6% this year. When including SA’s 30% weighting in the Sub-Saharan Economy, the growth rate falls to 5.4%. President of the African Bank Donald Kaberuka says the dynamic in Africa is good however, there are risks when you consider the global environment.

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What influences foreign direct investment into Africa

Africa is generally less competitive than its main Developing and Transition Economy competitors Africa needs […]

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KPMG to lead the energy conversation at the 2017 African Utility Week

KPMG’s commitment to create agile utilities in the energy sector across Sub-Saharan Africa, has motivated […]

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African Consumer and Retail Sector Report 2016

Africa is home to more than one billion people, presenting a massive potential consumer market. […]

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Seyi Bickersteth, National Senior Partner KPMG Nigeria, on Africa’s potential to be great

“We [Africa] need to market ourselves more. We have a continent with lots of opportunities […]

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World Economic Forum (WEF) Africa 2016

  The World Economic Forum (WEF) Africa 2016 is taking place in Kigali, Rwanda, 11 – […]

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How will South Africa sustain investments as it faces economic and political headwinds

The World Bank and the IMF reported that Sub-Saharan Africa’s economies appear to be losing […]

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The African Banks of the Future needs to respond to multiple pressures

The latest edition of KPMG’s Evolving Banking Regulation report looks at the Sub-Saharan African (SSA) […]

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Barclays’s pullback highlights some challenges in the “Africa Rising” story

By Christie Viljoen The announcement by Barclays Plc that it will sell down its stake […]

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African Banking: Reaching the Unbanked

A large proportion of the African populace still does not make use of formal financial […]

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Africa in a Low Oil Price World

International oil prices have plummeted by almost 50% since its peak of around US$115/bbl in […]

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Fast-Moving Consumer Goods in Africa 2015 Report

The fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector represents one of the largest industries worldwide. Also labelled […]

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Africa’s One Billion+ Population will Mobilise Transformation of Telecoms Sector

And we expect that digital solutions will begin to have a notable impact on mobile […]

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African Luxury Market

Luxury Goods Market in Africa: Changing Landscape of the African Wealth Picture

Background The global luxury market loosely consists of the following segments: personal luxury goods such […]

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Africa’s Lack of Infrastructure and its Effect on the Agricultural Sector

It is no secret that the key to unlocking Africa’s economic potential lies with addressing […]

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Electricity in Africa: Quantity and Quality

Infrastructure investment is currently a key driver behind the commendable GDP growth rates observed in […]

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Africa’s Trade in Manufactured Goods: Learning from our Manufacturing History & Developing the Future

Factory and manufacturing activity accounted for 10% of Africa’s GDP over the past decade. The […]

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Agriculture in Africa: How far, how well?

Agriculture in Africa: What’s our Evaluation? How Far Can We Go?

Agriculture in Africa Agriculture has the greatest potential to lift the African continent out of poverty […]

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African Consumer and Retail: What are the Key Growth Drivers?

Africa is home to more than one billion people, presenting a massive potential consumer market. […]

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KPMG Africa’s Banking in Africa Report (2015)

The banking sectors of a number of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) countries have exhibited significant growth […]

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