Opportunities abound for foreign investment in Africa’s hospitality sector

The emerging markets are set to post faster growth in revenue than their counterparts in developed countries, making them integral to the expansion strategies of some of the world’s leading hotel developers JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, August 16, 2017/APO/ — The hospitality sector in Africa’s emerging markets looks set to profit from foreign investment and an influx […]

Off-grid solar will transform business in Nigeria

Off-grid solar will transform business in Nigeria

Access to power is a major constraint for Nigeria’s SMEs, and thousands are now using the Lumos Mobile Electricity service, which provides customers with reliable, clean, affordable solar electricity LAGOS, Nigeria, August 18, 2017/APO/ —  The people behind one of the fastest growing off-grid solar companies in Africa have said that the mobile solar revolution […]

New Africa Infrastructure Fund

New Africa Infrastructure Fund

The new fund will focus on investments in infrastructure in Africa to support sustainable economic growth in the region while delivering an attractive return to its investors COPENHAGEN, Denmark, August 10, 2017/APO/ — A.P. Moller Holding (www.APMoller.com) has together with PKA, PensionDanmark and Lægernes Pension launched a new infrastructure fund with a focus on Africa. The […]

Free Trade Agreements Present an Opportunity to Access New Markets

According to Furriel, the continents’ full potential will remain unfulfilled unless we address the challenges of poor infrastructure, small and fragmented markets, under-developed production structures and inadequate economic transformation JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, August 4, 2017/APO/ — The free trade agreements in Africa, particularly the Tripartite Free Trade Agreement and the envisaged Continental Free Trade Area present […]

Half year: Dangote Cement records 12.6% Sales volume increase across Africa

Dangote Cement, Africa’s largest cement producer, has announced its unaudited results for the six months ended 30th June 2017 LAGOS, Nigeria, July 31, 2017/APO/ — Dangote Cement (DangoteCement.com), Africa’s largest cement producer, has announced its unaudited results for the six months ended 30th June 2017, posting a 12.6 percent increase in sales volume across Africa. In […]

4th agrofood & plastprintpack West Africa on 05 – 07 December 2017 in Accra

4th agrofood & plastprintpack West Africa on 05 – 07 December 2017 in Accra

Producers of process & packaging technology seeing great chances for business in Ghana and the surrounding West African countries, official national pavilions have been confirmed by Algeria, Belarus, France and the Netherlands, in addition to leading exhibitors from 10 countries ACCRA, Ghana, July 24, 2017/APO/ — Great chances for producers of process & packaging technology […]

Several African Fruit Producers and Exporters Come Together to Create “AFRUIBANA”, the First Pan-African Association in Defence of Their Interests

Several African Fruit Producers and Exporters Come Together to Create “AFRUIBANA”, the First Pan-African Association in Defence of Their Interests

AFRUIBANA is an association established under Cameroonian law and gathers several representatives of producers and exporters from different sub-Saharan countries, notably Assobacam, the Cameroon banana industry association, and OBAMCI, an Ivory Coast organisation of producers and exporters of bananas, pineapples, mangoes and other fruits BRUSSELS, Belgium, July 20, 2017/APO/ — AFRUIBANA, an association of fruit producers […]

Africa Property Skyline Magazine – A New voice for the African real estate industry

Africa Property Skyline Magazine – A New voice for the African real estate industry

The magazine, which will feature the latest investment trends and development initiatives in Africa, will also focus on key trends, top African real estate deals, burgeoning new property sub-sectors JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, April 26, 2017/APO/ — Giving a much-needed voice to the African real estate sector, the African Property Skyline Magazine (www.AfricanSkylineMag.com) – the only publication […]

Reshaping the Future of Real Estate for African Cities

While Africa’s cities are growing rapidly in population, they are developing informally as current urban planning has proven to be ineffective, and private development is often deterred by opaque or inappropriate regulations JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, June 21, 2017/APO/ — Researchers predict that in 2030, Lagos, Cairo and Kinshasa will each have to cater for over 20 […]

VC4A research proves founder teams are key to startup success in Africa

VC4A research proves founder teams are key to startup success in Africa

The 2017 release is based on data collected from 1866 ventures from 41 African countries and 111 Africa-focused investors from 39 countries around the world AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, July 20, 2017/APO/ —  Data from VC4A’s new ‘2017 Venture Finance in Africa’ research (www.VC4A.com/research) proves that a strong team of founders is the key driver of startup success in […]