After a dip earlier in the year, projects going into the United Arab Emirates shows rise through August, September and October 2013.
As the rest of Nigeria struggles to attract investment, the Lekki Free Zone has performed strongly, with Chinese companies showing a particular interest.
Uganda is entering a period of growth thanks to a disciplined approach to managing its finances, and developing opportunities in the oil, financial services and agricultural sectors. Barbara Njau talked to the country’s finance minister.
fDi Markets data shows in increase in project numbers coming into the software and IT sector in the Middle East, but the number of jobs created has fallen.
After a disappointing July, FDI in Africa returned to health in August 2013, with Kenya performing particularly well in terms of capital expenditure and job creation.
Rwanda's minister of finance, Claver Gatete, has said that the country is aiming to become a middle-income economy by 2020.
Switzerland-based heavy engineering company Satarem is investing $6bn to build a new large-scale oil refinery in Iraq.
Is the withdrawing of arbitration by countries weakening their FDI appeal?
Despite good news coming out of the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, the investment outlook within the Middle East and north Africa is bleak.
The economic crisis of 2008 and beyond made its presence felt across the property markets of the Gulf Co-operation Council, with some countries affected worse than others. Among the hardest hit was Dubai, but the emirate is showing strong signs of recovery.
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