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Uganda is one of the most politically stable countries on the African continent, with a liberalised economy and good market access. Join us in conversation with key guests from senior leadership positions in Africa to discuss Uganda’s present and anticipated future projects, as well as the cost of doing business in Uganda, government reform, the financial sector and tax incentives.
Zambian Finance Minister, Alexander Chikwanda presented the national budget on 10 October 2014. Three days later, KPMG Zambia hosted the third annual Budget Discussion Breakfast at Hotel Intercontinental in Lusaka.
We at KPMG and our partners at PharmAccess have combined forces in an innovative approach that facilitates investment capital for the private healthcare sector. By combining a critical evaluation and benchmarking system that assesses the quality and safety of the care provided, with rigorous business planning and a full health market scan, risk is reduced and trust is increased.
On the 16th and 17th of October of 2014, NABC organizes the second edition of the Africa Works! conference, together with the African Studies Centre. The objective of Africa Works! 2014 is to explore the challenges and opportunities Africa poses to companies, government bodies, NGO’s and knowledge centers through informing, inspiring, and expanding professional networks.
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.
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…
#LWOL: A discussion with Yunus Suleman on the impact of Africa’s Education system on our society and corporate environment
With International Literacy Day just around the corner, we invited Yunus Suleman to host yesterday’s ‘Lunch with Our Leaders’ discussion on our LinkedIn forum. The topic was ‘Africa’s Education System: the impact on our society and corporate environment.’
On 19 August I travelled to Madzi Apidza village, Malawi as a Project Africa envoy to witness and participate in the construction of a school financed by staff and Partners from our US practice.
Last week during the US-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington DC, US President Barack Obama committed his country to a long-term African investment of $33 billion.
Associate Director at KPMG Dr Dinesh Kumar recently joined the Lunch with our Leaders (LWOL) forum on LinkedIn to chat with anyone having a question on the subject of procurement.
It is our great pleasure to invite you to a session on the latest trends and developments in the field of procurement. The event, which will begin with a breakfast, will give you an opportunity to network with peers as well as local and global advisors of KPMG.
Procurement departments and stakeholders are notorious for a myopic focus on savings. But how do successful procurement organisations drive top-line and bottom-line value to the businesses that they serve?
The Africa Intra-trade Seminar was held on the 10th of July 2014; brought to you by the Southern Africa-Zambia Chamber of Commerce, and proudly hosted by KPMG.
The Mozambique Country Focus Seminar was held on the 4th July 2014 at KPMG Johannesburg, Crescent Auditorium, South Africa.
LWOL. A discussion with Mark Barnes on ‘Industrial Manufacturing: Africa versus other high growth markets’
This past Thursday we invited our LinkedIn contacts to present Mark with any questions they might have on the topic of ‘Industrial Manufacturing: Africa versus other high growth markets’ during a Lunch With Our Leaders (LWOL) session.
Globalization is creating many new business opportunities in High Growth Market regions, however executives often struggle with overcoming the myriad challenges and barriers these markets present.
LWOL: A discussion with Michael John Hastings on global manufacturing and its impact on Africa’s economy
“The challenges of the past five years have resulted in massive changes to the manufacturing landscape and there is every indication that these macroeconomic winds of change will continue to blow,”
This Thursday by 14:00 CAT, KPMG Africa will be facilitating a Q&A session on our LinkedIn platform – KPMG Africa Lunch with our Leaders. The theme for this weeks’ ‘Lunch’ is Global Manufacturing and its impact on Africa’s Economy.
When I meet young Africans who have graduated from overseas universities, I’m struck by their excitement for Africa. They have a vision for their countries of origin, and a passion to return to, and invest in, their homelands. This new desire for engagement is a sign of incredible optimism and hope. There are many other signs of hope.
As recently as two years ago, a typical conversation with a multi-national company looking for investment in Africa would be peppered with questions around corruption, political stability and sustainability – all reflecting a weight of negative stereotypes that we seemed unable to shake off.
Raw wealth no longer defines national success: countries must aim for prosperity, inclusively. Government and business need to work together to achieve this.
The unprecedented abundance of investment grade opportunities in Africa, together with maturing investment motives signify great potential for inclusive growth on the continent
As the foremost gathering on the continent, it’s unsurprising that the WEF has the power to draw such luminaries to serve as co-chairs. Let’s take a brief look at each of the above to provide you with a little more background on the individuals who will be chairing the Abuja conference…
Africa is a large and diver continent which offers a lot of opportunity and avenues for FDI. With mineral wealth, strong demographics, increasing middle/consumer class and improving political and regulatory environments, we expect Africa to continue to attract the interest of international investors.
On behalf of KPMG International and the Consumer Goods Forum you are invited to participate in the 2014 Global Consumer Executive Top of Mind Survey…
Private equity is a vital facet of sustainable development – serving as a mechanism to allow businesses to establish themselves, and to expand. Private equity funds enhance that effect through collective investment, in areas related to private equity: venture or growth capital, distressed investments, leverage buyouts, or mezzanine capital.
All is set for todays “lunch” with Segun Sowande, a power sector expert and partner in the Management Consulting unit of KPMG Nigeria. He will be providing insights and facts on the emerging trends in the power sector of Nigeria.
The Nigerian Power Sector Reform, which was set in motion in 2005 by the enactment of the Electric Power Sector Reform Act, has been regarded as Africa’s largest privatisation exercise to date. The reforms have opened up the Nigerian Electricity Market, which had been managed solely by the Nigerian Government
Last week Sven Byl, Head of Healthcare for Africa and South Africa at KPMG, hosted a Lunch with our Leaders session to talk about how to drive low cost, high quality healthcare in Africa…