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Manufacturing starting to pick up in Africa

Effect of insufficient infrastructure on the African economy






The Infrastructure Consortium of Africa (ICA) believes that 40 billion potential work hours are lost […]

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South Africa: Payment Journey and Key Trends






South Africa is steadily moving towards a less cash depend society. This is demonstrated by […]

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LNG industry venturing into new territory

Global Market Update: Oil & Gas – July 2015






“Fundamentally, there’s little to suggest the market is due for an upside correction anytime soon. […]

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Amendments to IFRS for Small and Medium-sized Entities (SMEs)






The IASB has issued amendments to the IFRS for Small and Medium-sized Entities (IFRS for […]

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What Are the Ease of Doing Business in Zambia?






Lusaka is Zambia’s heartland and capital city. It’s the country’s chief administrative centre and major […]

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Africa and China Relationship

East Africa! Probably the best business destination in the world






This is a special business documentary on the prospects of East African investment; a collation […]

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M-commerce, fuelled by mobile banking and payments technology, may be the winning formula for African banks to profit from long-anticipated economic growth on the continent.

Mobile Money: Africa Vs the World






Moving away from cards to the African success story, Mobile Payments and Banking. Banks have […]

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Facebook and online shopping? But why not internet banking

Payment Developments in Africa 2015, Vol. 1






Welcome to the 1st edition of our series on “Payment Developments in Africa”. Payments has […]

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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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Education in Africa: How do we get it right? Pt II






What are the opportunities and challenges besetting higher education sector in Africa? Can the continent […]

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Ideal Tax Operation

Introduction to Private Equity






The term ‘private equity’ refers to shareholder capital invested in private companies, as distinguished from […]

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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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Africa and China Relationship

China’s Investments in Africa: Who’s gaining & who’s losing?






Let’s talk about Relationship with Africa Chinese investments in Africa has been contentious right from […]

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LNG industry venturing into new territory

2035+; scenarios for Tomorrow’s Energy Sector






Today, energy is one of the core issues in the world and the energy market […]

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China’s investment in Africa: the statistics






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Leveraging of Mobile Networks

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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Key findings from the 2014 Africa CFO Survey

Insurance in Africa: Is the Continent really taking charge?






Insurance facilitates investment by reducing the amount of capital that businesses and individuals need to […]

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With less than ten years to go before another billion people arrive, there is little time to waste.

2015 Construction Report on Africa: A focus on Angola






Angola currently has the sixth-largest stock of infrastructure on the continent after recording Africa’s fastest […]

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Africa: Safeguarding her democratic dividend






Decolonisation in Africa began in 1957 and gained great momentum during the 1960s, as newly […]

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Leveraging of Mobile Networks

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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WEF Africa Highlights: Understanding the Formal and Informal Sector






How do we incorporate the informal economy into the formal? KPMG’s Global Chairman, John Veihmeyer […]

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Africa's Youth

Investing in African women leadership






Tshidi Mokgabudi, chairperson, WomenCorporateDirectors and Nancy Calderon, Co-Author of Women on Board gives a clearer […]

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JV at WEF

Alleviating youth unemployment by addressing the African informal sector






KPMG Global Chairman joined Head of Oxfam Winnie Byanyima, Vice President of Ghana, Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, […]

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West Africa’s 3 up-and-coming investment cities

Bridging the energy gap in Africa… Resources are high, utilisation is low






Sub-Saharan Africa is seen as a new frontier for investment and expansion and the economic […]

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Nine mega-trends shaping the future of Africa






By Seyi Bickersteth, Chairman, KPMG Africa and National Senior Partner of the Nigerian Practice The reality […]

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Key findings from the 2014 Africa CFO Survey

Accounting for Africa’s ‘unbanked’ population






The rise of Africa’s financial services sector in recent years has been remarkable. From a […]

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Power Sector slows down Africa’s Growth






There is no doubt that the African continent is growing but the snail-speed development in […]

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Africa Brief: Business News from around the continent






Botswana’s Choppies to list on JSE THE JSE will get another African boost when Botswana […]

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Private Equity disposals on the rise in Africa which means more opportunity for growth and investment






During 2014, the Private Equity firms played a vital role in the development of African […]

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Facebook and online shopping? But why not internet banking

The Banking Sector as an Enabler of the Economic Growth in Angola






Given the challenges faced by the Angolan economy, it’s important that banks move to adapt […]

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