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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.
► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs Founder of the Dangote Group on the global downturn Aliko Dangote, founder of Dangote Group, speaks to the FT’s William Wallis about the impact of the global downturn on African economies, demand for commodities produced by Dangote and his investments in the continent. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video Twitter https://twitter.com/ftvideo Facebook https://www.facebook.com/financialtimes
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/...
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.
Agriculture has long been touted as the underdog in many African countries; not fully developed, but bursting with unrealized potential. CCTV's Angelo Coppola filed this report from the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association's annual meeting in Cape Town.
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
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.
http://www.weforum.org/ In past years, transportation, energy and communication investments contributed substantially more to per capita growth than structural policies. What winning models and partnerships are accelerating infrastructure investment? Gordon Brown, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (2007-2010) and Chair of World Economic Forum Global Issues Group Ahmed Heikal, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Citadel Capital, Egypt Donald Kaberuka, President, African Development Bank (AfDB), Tunis; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum on Africa Brian Molefe, Group Chief Executive, Transnet, South Africa Tidjane Thiam, Group Chief Executive, Prudential, United Kingdom; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum on Africa Jubril Adewale Tinubu, Group Chief Executiv...
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 ...
This is a short video highlighting the development that has happened in Africa and the reasons people should consider investing in this continent. Africa has its problems like everywhere but it also has bustling cities, fabulous wildlife, educated populations, natural beauty spots, business men and women, entrepreneurs, fashion, music, restaurants and bars. With growth rates of 5%+ and the highest return on investment at the moment, the question should really be, why are you NOT investing in Africa? Half of the top twenty fastest growing economies of 2012 were in sub-saharan Africa. Currently only 5.5% of FDI goes to Africa, so this is the time to invest. The majority of the statistics in this video are based on the most recent McKinsey reports and Ernst and Young's Africa Attractiveness s...
The Gauteng Growth and Development Agency recently led a delegation of investors from South Africa's Gauteng province to Ghana with a view to increase business relations between Gauteng and one of West Africa's largest economies. CNBC Africa's Wole Famurewa is joined by a panel for a discussion on driving investments into West Africa.
http://www.weforum.org/ How can innovative partnerships bridge financing gaps for economic and social infrastructure? Dimensions to be addressed: - Mitigating risk perceptions - Using blended finance for public infrastructure - Applying a sustainable life-cycle approach Speakers: ·Thierry Déau, Chief Executive Officer, Meridiam Infrastructure, France. ·Colin Dyer, President and Chief Executive Officer, JLL, USA. ·Dana Hyde, Chief Executive Officer, Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), USA. ·Cyril M. Ramaphosa, Deputy President of South Africa · John Rice, Vice-Chairman, GE, USA. Chaired by Caroline Kende-Robb, Executive Director, Africa Progress Panel (APP), Switzerland.
Speaker(s): Paul Collier, Antonio Estache, Keith Palmer Chair: Tony Venables Recorded on 24 September 2013 in Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building. Paul Collier (Co-Director, Centre for the Study of African Economies and Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford) spoke on the topic of Financing Infrastructure Investment in Africa. Antonio Estache (European Centre for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics) and Keith Palmer (InfraCo and Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund) were discussants. Tony Venables (Oxford) chaired the session.
The relations between Ethiopia and China are now at their peak. The Chinese investment has hugely boosted the Eastern Africa nation's economic growth. And as Cctv's GIRUM CHALA reports, the Chinese have a special place in the hearts of Ethiopians
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.
CNBC Africa's Nozipho Mbanjwa together with Glenn Ho, partner at KPMG and Kenneth Okwaro,director at the Africa Centre for People, Institutions and Society tackle the often contentious issue of Chinese investment in Africa, is it a mutually beneficial relationship or does one party get more out of this deal?
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.
Its good news for Africa as the Japanese government has committed to invest 30 billion U.S. Dollars an equivalent of 3 trillion shillings in Africa’s development over the next three years. The investment will focus on developing quality infrastructure, resilient health systems and laying the foundations for peace and stability within the continent. These development initiatives will be implemented through public private partnerships. Patrick Igunza breaks it down Citizen TV is Kenya's leading television station commanding an audience reach of over 60% and in its over 12 years of existence as a pioneer brand for the Royal Media Services (RMS), it has set footprints across the country leaving no region uncovered. This is your ideal channel for the latest and breaking news, top stories,...
► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs Japanese companies are in competition with state-backed Chinese groups, both as a source of infrastructure and of new industrial investment. But how are the two Asian powers perceived in Africa? The FT’s John Aglionby reports from Kenya For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video Twitter https://twitter.com/ftvideo Facebook https://www.facebook.com/financialtimes
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
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