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What are the opportunities of investing in Africa? In this episode, African experts and CEOs share perspectives on investing across various sectors in Africa and how the challenges transform into opportunities for business. Video No. 4, titled “Opportunities in Africa – Investing Across Sectors” is the fourth installment in IGD's video series, “Changing Perceptions: Addressing the Misperceptions of Investing in Africa.” For more information about the project, visit: http://www.igdleaders.org/media-center/changing-perceptions/ Join the conversation using #AfricaEmerging Video by IGD and Oxbow Creative. Music by Kevin MacLeod. Additional footage by Neil Pursey.
The US just pledged $14 billion to invest in African businesses and infrastructure, while China has been doing so for years. Here's why both are betting on Africa as the next big global market. Learn More: A Brief Guide to This Week's U.S.-Africa Summit http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2014/08/03/a-brief-guide-to-this-weeks-u-s-africa-summit/ "President Barack Obama has invited the leaders of nearly 50 African nations for the first ever U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. on Monday through Wednesday." 5 reasons Obama's Africa leaders' summit matters http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/04/politics/white-house-africa-summit/ "By any measure it's historic: The vast majority of Africa's leaders flying to Washington at the invite of the President, whose father was born on the contin...
African countries were on a drive to boost infrastructure and road networks on the continent in 2016. Ethiopia made huge strides this year with the inauguration of a new railway line, linking the capital, Addis Ababa with Djibouti in October. The 750 kilometer line was built at a cost of 4 billion US dollars with help from China. The country wants to have 5,000 kilometers of new rail lines by 2020 to boost the economy by improving transport. "It is a part of trans African railway network so… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/01/03/investments-in-africa-s-transport-infrastructure-begin-to-pay-off Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/...
Is 60 billion dollars enough to convince African leaders that China is their most reliable partner? President Xi Jingping is in South Africa reassuring leaders from across the continent with hard cash. Which will be welcome, after the economic downturn forced China to slash investment in Africa by more than 40 percent earlier this year. The theme for the summit in Johannesburg is “Africa-China Progressing Together: Win-Win Cooperation for Common Development.” But it's a partnership that hasn't always been described as equal - with China accused of plundering Africa's rich resources. Presenter: Martine Dennis Guests: Xhanti Payi, economist and director of Nascence Advisory and Research. Einar Tangen, political and economic affairs analyst. Joseph Ochieno, contributor for ...
With help from the Chinese government, many Chinese companies have built large farms and farming technology demonstration centers across Africa. In order to guarantee the food supply and speed up their agricultural development, many African countries are hoping to expand cooperation with China.
Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow The Stream and join Al Jazeera’s social media community: This episode’s story: http://stream.aljazeera.com/story/201508112243-0024943 FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AJStream TWITTER: https://twitter.com/AJStream GOOGLE+: http://google.com/+TheStream **************************************************** On The Stream: How China is fueling economic growth in African nations Thumbnail: Senegalese and Chinese construction workers cheer during a ceremony at the construction site of Senegal's national theater on Feb. 14, 2009. The building project was financed by China. (AP/REBECCA BLACKWELL) At Al Jazeera English, we focus on people and events that affect people's lives. We bring topics to light that often go under-r...
The Foreign exchange market is the biggest financial market in the world. At least four trillion dollars is traded on currency markets on a daily basis. This market is known for its volatility and high risk nature, which is why it is mostly traded by banks and big corporate. However a young South African trader has managed to crack it. Sandile Shezi has successfully learnt how to trade currencies and at just 23 he's become one of the youngest multi-millionaires in the country. Shezi now wants to empower other young South Africans to do the same. Sumitra Nydoo caught up with him.
The Oxford Business Forum Africa, held at Saïd Business School on 10 March 2018. Panelists: Farai Shonhiwa - Strategic Director, Centum Investments Peter Malia - Investment Dircetor, CDC Group Lynette Ntuli - CEO, Innate Investment Solutions Kanini Mutooni - Chair, East Africa Trade & Investment Hub Geetha Tharmaratnam - Founding Partner, T5 Africa Capital Partners How do businesses tap into and fulfill the ever-changing African consumer demands? How do small and medium enterprises scale to take advantage of this opportunity, and large MNC’s optimise their scale to make a sustainable difference? In seizing these opportunities mainly driven by the emerging middle-class, where does the Bottom of the Pyramid consumer fit in?
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is on a five-day trip to four countries in West Africa. Ankara has invested heavily in the African continent. Turkey's interests in Africa rival the ones of former colonial powers like France and the UK, as well as China. One of the countries Erdogan is visiting is Senegal, where Turkey has a huge influence. Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque reports from Senegal's capital, Dakar. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Bomani Talks about Black Entrepreneurship highlighting his 2 Companies Bomani Technology and Africa for the Africans Tours & investments. The journey to the motherland introduces you to a vibrant Africa with a mix of roots, culture, paradise, night life, shopping, networking, business and investment opportunities. Subscribe to our YouTube channel and get all of the video highlights at www.youtube.com/Bomani2007. View our photo galleries on FB at www.facebook.com/bomani. Visit our website for details on future Africa Tours & Investments at www.africafortheafricans.org. Professional Technology & Business Solutions Including Business Startup & Development, Affordable Technical Service on Laptops, Desktops, Printers & Wireless Networks: PC Clean-up, Repairs, Upgrades, Custom Built PCs, Netwo...
Turkey-Africa Agriculture Ministers and Agribusiness Forum began in Turkey's Antalya on Thursday. With 54 countries ministers attending, its aim is to increase investment in the continent. TRT World's Soraya Lennie interviewed the Somalian Foreign Affairs MinisterYusuf Garaad Omar. Subscribe: http://trt.world/subscribe Livestream: http://trt.world/ytlive Facebook: http://trt.world/facebook Twitter: http://trt.world/twitter Instagram: http://trt.world/instagram Visit our website: http://trt.world
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Take a look at this concept of "Livestock Wealth" in South Africa! It's a new investment opportunity for the South African market - where you invest your money in cows rather than unit trusts and shares. According to its proponents - these real-life, manure producing assets offer a rate of return higher than the instruments available at the JSE. Through a web and mobile application, potential investors can buy their cows online and Livestock Wealth will manage the cattle like an investment portfolio. Yolisa Njamela has more.
This webinar recording features the Africa Agriculture and Trade Investment Fund (AATIF), an innovative public-private partnership initiated by KfW on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), and managed by Deutsche Bank. AATIF supports agricultural value chains by providing debt and investments to commercial farms and processing companies. AATIF also provides financing and risk sharing facilities to financial institutions that want to increase lending to producers and agricultural SMEs.
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is in Africa hoping to strengthen ties on the continent. His country is competing with China, the EU and the US for influence and resources. Lavrov recently visited Zimbabwe, where his country is pursuing military and mining cooperation. Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from the capital, Harare. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
According to a Mergermarkets Deal Drivers Africa report, three of the biggest African M&A deals so far in 2013 have been from Chinese investors in the energy, mining & utilities sector. Joining CNBC Africa to discuss current trends in China's investments in Africa, ENS Africa's head of China practice, Ernie Lai King, and Kristina Thompson, Editorial Research Analyst with Remark, the publications and research arm of Mergermarket Group
Thomson Reuters' latest analysis of M&A activity in sub-Saharan Africa suggests that the talk of Africa's opportunity and potential is not all hype: Investors actively are seeking assets across the continent. Notably, there is plenty of interest in Africa from emerging-market investors.