Mauritius: Latest News
Kurt Davis Jr., 8:00 am AFKI Original
Fewer traffic jams for Kenya. Rebounding copper prices for Zambia. A less tarnished international image for Sudan that reaches beyond civil conflict — because there are investment opportunities in the country. These are just a few of the wishes that a U.S. investment banker visualizes for African countries as the old year winds down and 2015 makes way for 2016.
Julia Austin, 1:52 am AFKI Original
Supermarket chains in Africa are vying for customers, with some smaller chains ramping up to expand to new countries, and mega chains like Shoprite—which already has over 1,000 locations—charging ahead with new branches, too. Here are 12 of the biggest supermarket chains in Africa.
Joe Kennedy, 9:37 am
Mauritius is one of the most popular island destinations in Africa, and arguably, the world. With sultry beaches, beautiful plant life, abundant wildlife and a captivating culture, it’s easy to understand why. These 10 #Instagram photos from Mauritius capture the incomparable essence of the island in a way that will make you wish you were there.
Julia Austin, 2:03 am AFKI Original
You may have read about a lot of tech companies building things like mobile pharmacy apps and virtual classrooms, but do you ever wonder where they get the capital? There is a good chance they went to one of these investors, who are putting a lot of money into the technology landscape in Africa.
Julia Austin, 9:22 am AFKI Original
Economic analysts say that if African countries spend $1 billion a year on malaria prevention and treatment, they could see a GDP rise of anywhere from $3 billion to $12 billion per year. Malaria has devastating social and economic effects, and whoever finds a way to rid the world of the disease will be a hero. Here are 12 things you didn’t know about the fight against malaria in Africa.
Peter Pedroncelli, 4:10 am AFKI Original
Tourism is an important industry within many African countries, and technology is helping to contribute positively to the growth and sustainability of tourism across the continent. Despite challenges, tourism is booming and growing in Africa, thanks to a resurgent economy and a more digitally connected world, along with the opportunities that this world now provides.
Julia Austin, 10:04 am AFKI Original
Transportation of product is one of the top logistical issues facing the pharmaceutical industry in Africa. Many pharmaceutical companies will open branches in African cities, and eventually rural areas, say analysts at logistics company DHL. Global pharmaceutical companies are looking to Africa for growth opportunities. Here are some trends to look out for in the African pharmaceutical industry.
Dana Sanchez, 2:10 pm
This new strategic relationship will create a property powerhouse on the African continent. The deal will give a much-needed boost to Delta Africa, which has struggled to secure large deals to grow its portfolio. Mara Group and Kenyan developer Carlisle Property Holdings have been appointed to find development opportunities and investment sources across Africa for Mara Delta as part of the agreement.
Dana Sanchez, 9:07 am AFKI Original
Many Africans do business in the informal economy, free from some of the regulations, taxes and protections governing the formal economy. How easy is it for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with regulations? Here are 15 countries in sub-Saharan Africa where it’s easiest to do business in the formal economy. Nigeria and Angola are not on this list.
Peter Pedroncelli, 4:16 am AFKI Original
The 2018 FIFA World Cup which is set to take place in Russia is one step closer for a selection of African countries which emerged victorious in a two-legged tie played over the last few days. The results below come from the second leg matches, and after this stage the teams that remain will be drawn into groups to determine the five African representatives that will travel to Russia in 2018.
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