Rwanda: Latest News
Makula Dunbar, 3:29 pm
Africa’s consumer-facing industries have the potential to deliver good investment returns, according to Robert Scharar, Commonwealth Funds manager and president of financial planning and investment firm, FCA Corp.
Makula Dunbar, 4:13 pm
Sub-Sahara’s TotallyConcrete Expo to analyze economic growth as it impacts the construction sector. Already in Tanzania, cement demand has increased 10 percent since last year.
Dana Sanchez, 1:04 pm
South Africa’s travel industry is growing faster than the rest of its economy, scoring high marks in the global marketplace for travel competitiveness when it comes to natural resources and environmental protection, but low marks for security concerns.
Dana Sanchez, 8:31 pm
Kofi Annan, former United Nations secretary general and chairman of the Africa Progress Panel, said Africa’s wealth can lift millions out of poverty but it will require proper governance and transparency.
Makula Dunbar, 1:47 pm
UNICEF holds a two-day chronic malnutrition conference in Paris revealing that loss of productivity and health care costs related to child malnutrition in Africa amounts to $25 billion annually.
Dana Sanchez, 7:17 pm
Catalyst Principal Partners, a private equity firm with offices in Nairobi, has bought a 50 percent stake in Yes Brands Food & Beverages, an Ethiopian bottled mineral water company, and plans to invest in other East African companies.
Keren Mikva, 5:38 pm
As the economy begins to bounce back, more investors are on the look-out for exciting opportunities around the globe. Some may be heading to new territory. With a reputation for political instability, many countries in Africa have not seen the type of investment one might expect for the second-fastest growing economy in the world. Even […]
Dana Sanchez, 7:25 pm
From How We Made It In Africa Patricia Ithau, managing director, L’Oréal East Africa, talks about who influenced her, how she made it to the top and what she loves – and hates – about doing business in Kenya. Patricia Ithau, managing director, L’Oréal East Africa 1. What was your first job? I was a clerk […]
abergman, 7:39 pm
As Rwanda seeks to become the IT hub of East Africa — like other nations across the continent — the country must contend with large-scale power failures and their detrimental effect on investment.
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