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Investors in Africa face hidden sanctions risks

Investors in formerly volatile parts of Africa should know exactly who they are dealing with.

IMF: African economies are the world's fastest growing

Ghana is leader among the world’s five fastest growing economies – all located in Africa.

Middle East sees increase in investment from US

Investment into the Middle East region by US-based companies showed a notable increase between the beginning fo 2016 and the end of 2018. 

Ethiopia opens up financial sector

Ethiopia has approved its first foreign finance licence.

Unctad: Shanghai best-connected port again

China’s second city tops Unctad’s LSCI ranking. 

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Namibian miners turn to Australia for FDI as Canada looks elsewhere

Canada has traditionally been the major investor in Namibia's mining sector, but interest has dried up in recent years. Who will fill the gap?

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An injection of energy into Namibia

Hopes are high that the liberalisation of Namibia's energy market will attract foreign investment.

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Will the textile industry clean up its act?

The global fashion industry is a major consumer of resources and cause of pollution. As companies pledge to clean up, will governments come on board? 

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How big data should be used to make FDI decisions

Country-specific data is widely available for companies to decide where to put their investment. Robert Ginsburg, president of RBG Global, explains how this data should be used. 

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View from Middle East and Africa: the race to attract Chinese tourists

Countries throughout the Middle East and Africa are looking to attract growing waves of tourists from China by relaxing visa restrictions and establishing closer business ties. 

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