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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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#LWOL: A discussion with Yunus Suleman on the impact of Africa’s Education system on our society and corporate environment

Africa’s Consumer Story: Demographics











KPMG Africa has published a report entitled Africa’s Consumer Story. The aim of this study was to analyse the key drivers of the retail market in Africa, including key demographic and macroeconomic factors. In addition, we considered the broad outlook for the sector and highlight the countries we expect will have the biggest growth rates in the sector over the forecast period. In this article, we take a look at the Demographics component of the study.

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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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Energy access in Africa











Sustainable energy products and services have the potential to improve the lives and productivity of millions of rural households and businesses across sub-Saharan Africa that have no energy access. Private investment will be necessary to develop this market …

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Foreign direct investment in Africa: the rise of the Phoenix











Africa will continue to be one of the largest Foreign Direct Investment destinations and will retain its position of having at least six of the fastest growing countries in the world …

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Africa Brief

KPMG: Barometer Reports Continuous decrease of Fraud Risk when Investing in Africa











KPMG has released its findings of the third Africa Fraud Barometer. According to the tool, the occurrence of reported fraud has decreased from 503 in the first half of 2012 to 348 cases in the second half of 2012. It is the third consecutive period where a decrease in reported fraud and corruption related cases can be recorded. In the same period, however, the value of fraud increased from US$2 billion to US$4 billion. About three quarters of all fraud cases in Africa are reported in Nigeria, Kenya, Zimbabwe and South Africa.

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Africa Urged to Follow Kenya’s Example

African infrastructure projects receive global recognition











KPMG names six African infrastructure projects among the 100 most innovative global infrastructure projects that make cities liveable and sustainable …

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