Who will be Africa’s first trillion Dollar economy?

According to data recently released by the United States Department of Agriculture, by 2030 Nigeria’s GDP will be over 1 trillion US dollars......

Le Nigeria va emprunter un milliard $ pour financer la lutte contre Boko Haram

Economy & Politics | 29 Sep 2014

La Chambre des représentants nigériane a donné, le 25 septembre, son feu vert à demande du président Goodluck Jonathan d'emprunter un milliard de dollars pour mieux équiper l’armée nationale

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S&P classe le secteur bancaire tunisien dans le groupe «8» avec le Kazakhstan, le Liban ou le Nigeria

Banking & Finance | September 30, 2014

L’agence de notation Standard & Poor’s (S&P) a confirmé, le 29 septembre, le classement du secteur bancaire tunisien dans le groupe «8» sous sa méthodologie BICRA (Banking IndustryCoun

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Kenya: Uhuru Defies Judge, Destroys Drugs Ship

Infrastructure | September 1, 2014

President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday witnessed the destruction of a drug laden ship aboard a military helicopter off the port of Mombasa.   The President who on Thursday declared that holes wil

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images 3 Achieving Economic Growth
By Jim Yong Kim - World Bank Group President

At the World Bank Group, we've set goals to  end extreme poverty by 2030 and to boost shared prosperity for the bottom 40 percent in every developing country.  These goals will drive our work going forward. But three major challenges that will determine + Commentary


images (1) America can do more for Africa
By Barack Obama, First and current black president of the United States of America

Wealthy nations must open our doors to goods and services from Africa in a meaningful manner. And where there is good governance, we can broaden prosperity through public-private partnerships that invest in better roads and electricity; capacity-building + Commentary


BILL GATE “The way we measure growth in developing economies is not accurate enough”
By William Henry "Bill" Gates III American business magnate, Founder - Microsoft Corporation.

Yet it is clear to me that we need to devote greater resources to getting basic GDP numbers right. As Jerven argues, national statistics offices across Africa need more support so that they can obtain and report timelier and more accurate data. Donor gove + Commentary


IMAGE HPS OPINION CROPE PPP Funds for Infrastructure project in emerging markets
By Prosper H. Sugewe - Senior Economic & Financial Advisor HPS International Consulting London

African Governments should set up PPP Infrastructure funds to improve the delivery of public infrastructure and provide better value, timeliness and accountability by increasing the effective use of PPP project. The funds will work with provincial, territ + Commentary


Aliko Dangote There are a lot of investment opportunities in Africa
By Aliko Dangote President and CEO of the Dangote group, 2013 worlds richest black

Discerning investors know this and are trooping in to have a piece of the pie. The only thing keeping others back is the issue of the negative perception that some people have about the continent. But things are changing fast. Africa is one of the fastest + Commentary


Al-Amoudi 2013 Now is The Era To Concretise Business Commitments in Africa
By Sheikh Mohammed Hussein Al Amoudi Founder & Owner, MIDROC & Saudi Star (Ethopia)

The interest by investors in Africa as a high growth market is a recent phenomenon. I am pleased to see the respected Economist holding this event. It shows this increased level of interest in Africa; but it is now time to turn the excitement in investing + Commentary


president of the AFDB Leveraging Africa’s Resources to Finance Vital Infrastructure
By Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank.

To put it simply, the current needs of infrastructure in Africa are about U.S. $92 billion a year. At the moment we can monetize from all sources only half that amount - about $50 billion. To mobilize the balance, we decided that we should use the limited + Commentary
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