Having suffered both natural disasters and political corruption in recent years, Malawi is fighting back. It has improved its ease of doing business – boasting Commonwealth links and an English-speaking workforce – and offers investors willing to take the plunge plenty of potential. Sebastian Shehadi reports.
Dubai has topped 2016’s real estate transactions list, and with plenty of infrastructure projects in the pipeline, growth is expected to outstrip the United Arab Emirates average.
Kenya has unveiled plans to build a $5bn nuclear plant to boost its current poor and expensive power supply and attract investment.
The Middle East’s business services sector is showing no signs of improvement, as figures from 2011 onwards illustrate. Cara Lyttle reports.
Foreign investors steered clear of Ethiopia last year, marking a reversal of fortune from previous years, reports Mathew Anderson.
A concerted campaign has seen Ras Al Khaimah in the UAE boost visitor numbers significantly, especially from the UK. Now it must ensure it has enough capacity to house all of its new arrivals, as Natasha Turak reports.
Stability is fundamental to any country aiming to attract investment, according to Ivor Ichikowitz, CEO of South Africa’s Paramount Group, which offers everything from systems technology to fighter pilot training. He tells Natasha Turak how aerospace and defence act as hi-tech incubators and drive the continent’s industrial development.
US president-elect Donald Trump’s approval of Russian president Vladimir Putin is creating unease in the region, says Mazdak Rafaty.
Violent protest could spell the end of Ethiopia’s impressive upward economic trend.
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