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A 3D revolution in Africa?

As the 3D printing industry gains traction across the world, entrepreneurs all over Africa are coming up with 3D printers and 3D printed innovations of their own.

SAB Miller aims for the ‘bottom of the pyramid’ in Africa

SAB Miller, the world’s second largest brewing company, will adopt a new strategy targeting low income consumers in Africa.

PwC predicts real estate boom

In its 'Real estate 2020: building the future' report, global consultancy PricewaterhouseCoopers predicts huge growth in the real estate sector over the next few years.

Cheap oil: Who are the winners and losers in Africa?

The recent free fall in oil prices is creating winners and losers across the globe, and Africa is no exception. Some of the consequences of cheap oil seem obvious: the oil exporting economies in Africa will take a hit, while the importers will rejoice.

From Sectors

UKTI promotes US tech investment in the UK

UK programme looks to draw US tech companies to the "digital capital of Europe".

Chinese FDI into Europe hits record high: Baker & McKenzie

According to a recent report by law firm Baker & McKenzie, Chinese FDI into Europe hit a record high in 2014. 

Fastest growing destinations of 2014

On the rise: the fastest growing investment destinations of 2014

Of the five fastest growing destinations of 2014, four are located in Asia. Michal Kaczmarski investigates which countries are on form and why.

Klarna

Payments specialist Klarna checks out the US market

Klarna has become Sweden's next $1bn tech company. Michal Kaczmarski looks at how the company has simplified online payments to the benefit of buyers and retailers alike, and reports on its quest to replicate its existing success in Europe in the competitive US payments market. 

Karan Chanana

View from the C-Suite: how Amira's CEO is looking to conquer the rice world

Karan A Chanana, the chairman and CEO of basmati rice producer Amira Nature Foods, is not afraid to go about his business in an unconventional manner, from taking his own rice into the restaurants he dines in to attempting to establish a global brand in a highly fragmented market.

Hotels - staying power

Defying a downturn: the hotel companies that are scaling up

The hotels and tourism sector has been hit hard by the global financial crisis but, finds Michal Kaczmarski, some companies are still expanding, with opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region proving particularly enticing.

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