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Private Equity Injects Capital into Africa

Africa is growing, and African companies need cash to expand. Investors want in on the action, especially given low returns in many other parts of the world these days. But with few stocks and bonds, and…

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The Positive Side of Land Grabs in Africa

This year the Oakland Institute published the controversial report, “Understanding Land Investment Deals in Africa,” which stated hedge funds are acquiring land in Africa, without benefiting the people in these countries.  While the subject of land grabs may be controversial, we are going to take a look at some of the ways that they can […]

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Benefits of Africa and India Trade Relations

  African nations and India are emerging with a lot of similarities and building strong relationships, which benefits them all. Much of the economic activity between African countries and India is being led by the private sector out of India.  This is unlike China’s relationship with Africa, where the government is leading the charge. The […]

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The New Normal of Foreign Direct Investment in Africa

Foreign direct investments play a major role in Africa’s economic development. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has figured out that sub-Saharan African countries have seen flows increase six fold since 2000. FDI into Africa grew steadily through to 2008. It declined in 2009 and 2010 because of global economic crisis, but remained relatively strong. Over […]