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Investment in Nigeria: basic information on tax and business regulatory issues






Nigeria is a mono-cultural economy, which is largely dependent on oil. The oil and gas […]

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“Africa is open for business” A guide to tax / incentives in Africa






The future: a united African trade market Africa too, is party to a growing number […]

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African Tobacco Farmers Want Their Voices Heard

What are the current and future roles of natural resources in attracting FDI inflows to Africa?






Many of the large gains in FDI inflows to Africa during the five year period […]

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What Influences Foreign Direct Investment Into Africa?






Barring certain exceptions, armed conflict and terrorism, policy uncertainty, macroeconomic instability and inadequate and corrupt […]

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India

India-Africa Economic Relations: Partnering for Growth in Key Sectors






Africa’s exports to India have grown sharply over the last decade, with mineral fuels consistently making […]

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Nigeria and India: Leveraging on the Economies






A prominent common theme that India and Nigeria share is the theme of demographics. Nigeria’s […]

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Zambia’s Presence on the Auditing and Accountancy Landscape






Below is an excerpt of an interview held with KPMG Zambia’s Senior Partner and CEO, Jason […]

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Seven reasons to be optimistic about Africa

Business in Africa: How much has Africa started to invest in its own future?






Q: How much has Africa started to invest in its own future? Which are the […]

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Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and trade in Africa






What has changed in Africa’s fundamentals over the past decade or more that is driving […]

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China’s investment in Africa: the statistics






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The lion roars: Africa opens up to investment






The vastness of Africa’s potential has been evident for centuries. Blessed with ample resources, rapidly […]

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Is Chinese Investment in Africa Mutually beneficial or lopsided?






In 2009, China surpassed the United States as Africa’s largest trading partner; with an investment […]

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US-Africa Leaders Summit promises good things

Nigeria Fiscal Guide






Investment rules Investment in Nigeria is regulated by the Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission Act 1995. […]

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Focusing on Africa-China Trade and Investment






For a number of years, China has been influencing the economic development in Africa. The […]

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Chinese businesses contribute $3bn to Zambian economy

Chinese businesses contribute $3bn to Zambian economy











Over 550 Chinese businesses are operating in Zambia, bringing more than US$3 billion into the economy, reported new Chinese Ambassador to Zambia Yang Youming earlier this month. He was speaking at a reception commemorating the 65th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China, established in 1949 by Mao Zedong.

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No-till agriculture and drought-resistant crops critical to Africa’s prosperity

Dow AgroSciences investing heavily in Africa











Dow AgroSciences, the American manufacturer of products devoted to crop protection, is deepening its investment into Africa in order to claim a bigger stake in the continent’s vast agricultural potential. It is doing this by entering new countries, and also by removing the middle man in countries where it already had operations, believing now that the best way to do business in Africa is to have a local presence.

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The importance of SMEs in growing inclusive growth in Africa

Listing in Africa: Advantages and Disadvantages of an equity listing











There is an increasing interest in Africa as a potential investment destination due to the fact that the developed markets are not expected to grow as they have done previously. In addition, Africa is seen to be becoming more politically mature and easier to access and this, together with its growing population and rise in consumption, is adding to its attractiveness for foreign investors

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Africa Brief

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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Nairobi to test drive Kenya Power’s smart meters project

Citi pledges $2.5 billion to Power Africa











Citi, the multinational bank headquartered in Manhattan, has pledged $2.5 billion in incremental capital to fund the Power Africa initiative, which aims to bring electricity to millions in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Agriculture in Africa: How far, how well?

Foreign investors eye Ugandan mines and food











Foreign investors are keenly pursuing opportunities in the small East African nation of Uganda in the fields of mining and agro-processing.

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High Growth Markets magazine – Unleashing Africa’s potential

Nigeria’s growing magnetism for foreign investment











Nigeria’s foreign investment story is a riveting one, with figures escalating at an unprecedented rate as the country’s GDP and reputation as an emerging market mecca continue to grow.

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FDI favouring consumer-facing industry

FDI favouring consumer-facing industry











FDI into Sub-Saharan Africa is expanding – in fact it is presently at its highest level in a decade – but it is notable that this injection of capital is increasingly being directed towards consumer-related markets, among others, and less towards the mining sector.

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Western Union launched Nigeria’s first outbound remittance payment service, which is expected to boost business growth in the country.

What Cross-Border Banking Means for Africa











The appearance of regional banking institutions in new countries forces the host country to up their game when it comes to the banking infrastructure they are offering consumers.

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Chinese businesses contribute $3bn to Zambian economy

Ecobank tapping into Zambia’s unbanked population











As part of its expansion plan, Ecobank Zambia is set to open eight new branches across the country next year. It is hoped that the new branches (two in each quarter of the country) will draw in rural communities who have had no previous banking opportunities.

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The Factors involved in Setting Family Salaries in a Family Firm

IFRS Will Attract More Foreign Investments











Adoption of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) by Nigerian companies will attract more foreign investment into the country, Director, Audit Services, KPMG Professional Services, Mr. Willem Haarhoff, has said.

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Africa Brief: Tourism in Zimbabwe battles on as arrivals stagnate and more...

Kenya is a hotspot for investment – will it last?






  In recent years Kenya has seen much foreign investment – it appears to be […]

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Africa's Youth

Africa continues to show promise as a key FDI destination











During the 23rd World Economic Forum on Africa, held earlier this year, regional and global leaders from business, government and civil society engaged in discussion around unlocking and delivering on Africa’s promise and potential. We believe that the continent will continue to show prominence as a key destination for foreign direct investment (FDI) in coming years, with Yunus Suleman, Chairman of KPMG Africa, reiterating: “Africa will continue to be one of the largest FDI destinations and will retain its position of having at least six of the fastest growing countries in the world!”

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Doing Business in Malawi











With promising economic prospects and major opportunities in the telecommunications, agricultural, tourism, finance and manufacturing sectors, Malawi is an investment destination of note. The government encourages both domestic and foreign investment in most sectors of the economy without restrictions on ownership, size of investment, source of funds, or the destination of the final product.

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Overview of Foreign Direct Investment in Africa











South Africa, Nigeria and Ghana have over the years been the largest recipients of Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) within the African continent as they jointly accounted for about 50% of the FDI inflow into Africa in 2011.

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Africa increasingly dominating investment attention











Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into Africa is on a path of continuous growth according to the Africa Emergence: Rise of the Phoenix report. Growth in the region, to date, has been referred to as only the “tip of the proverbial iceberg”. Our own Yunus Suleman added that the continent has much more to offer, and that Africa is set to hold its title as one of the largest FDI destinations and one of the fastest-growing economies.

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