Germany-based Hapag-Lloyd has strengthened its African operations with the opening of a new office in Dakar, Senegal.
Promising tech start-ups are emerging all over Africa, but many fail to reach their potential because of a lack of funding. Farzana Baduel of Curzon PR explains what investors are missing out on.
One of the key factors holding Africa back from realising its economic promise is the lack of freedom of movement on the continent, but bureaucracy and prejudice are problematic hurdles.
Africa's insufficient road and rail network is delaying the continent's development, but efforts to resolve the situation are being held back by worries about environmental damage.
Sub-Saharan Africa wasn't hit as badly by the Covid-19 pandemic as many had feared, and now rising commodity prices have raised hopes of a better-than-expected rebound.
Distributed power was supposed to solve Africa’s electricity deficit, but much more investment is needed in off-grid and mini-grid solutions to make up this shortfall.
A report by the London School of Economics and Political Science states that Chinese investment has had a positive impact in Ethiopia, adding that investment from China doesn't deserve to be demonised.
A lack of political stability renders Uganda a risky destination when it comes to FDI, although the opportunities in the country are wide.
The east African country of Mozambique has abundant natural resources in liquefied natural gas, but political instability threatens to impact its FDI levels.
In spite of the Covid-19 pandemic, Africa's start-up agritech community enjoyed a stellar 2020, with project numbers and capital inflows on the rise.
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