Africa: The Race Between Debt and Growth
Emerging countries that adhere to a strategy of steady growth and wise debt spending are the most likely to see the greatest rewards.
Antoon de Klerk
March 24, 2016
Nigerian President Buhari Battles Corruption, Cheap Oil
Muhammadu Buhari faces a $15 billion budget shortfall thanks to weak petroleum prices and pilfering of government funds.
February 22, 2016
4 Lessons Power Africa Has Taught So Far
Collaboration, innovation and a multipronged approach hold the key to success in a U.S. initiative to develop Africa’s power sector.
November 9, 2015
Ghana’s High-Rate Bonds Signal Tough Times for African Borrowers
The West African country pays a 10.75 percent rate on eurobond issue as part of its IMF reform program; World Bank provides rare partial guarantee.
October 17, 2015
Government Funding Is Just One Avenue for African Tech Sector
As African countries pour billions into developing technology cities, other players are developing local hubs.
October 5, 2015
Ghana Gets a Second Chance to Restore Its Promise
A budget blowout, high debt and weak commodities prices have dealt a blow to the economy; can the country get back on track under a new IMF program?
September 21, 2015
Emerging EMEA Investors Eyeing Frontier Markets
Morocco, Nigeria and Romania are among the preferred investment destinations.
Thomas W Johnson
June 8, 2015
Cocoa Prices Swing as Emerging Markets Get into Chocolate
Producers and buyers are seeking ways to handle a potential shortage — and price rise — in cocoa beans.
April 10, 2015
For DPI’s Runa Alam, Africa’s Opportunities Far Outweigh Its Risks
The co-founder of pan-African private equity firm Development Partners International sees great promise in the region’s growing middle class.
February 12, 2015
Weekend Giant Reading: September 13 — 14, 2014
Welcome to the weekend. Here’s some news for your reading enjoyment.
September 12, 2014