Much is made of Africa’s economic potential. In academic journals and on the business pages of broadsheet newspapers, analysts and experts habitually detail opportunities for investment and growth. And while they are, for the most part, correct in their analyses, there is, for reasons known to us all, a permanent air of uncertainty surrounding just […]
The latest in the Nina & Pinta “Spotlight On” series turns its focus to South Africa
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Missing a flight by a matter of minutes is, perhaps, one of the most frustrating aspects of being an international business traveller. After an intense few days with clients or prospects in some far-flung destination, it is natural to feel an overwhelming desire to return home as quickly as possible. But imagine you arrive at […]
The latest in the Nina & Pinta Spotlight On series takes a look at the Country that is the World leader in “mobile money” penetration – Kenya
The latest in the Nina & Pinta Spotlight On series, takes a view on Africa’s largest economy – Nigeria.
Nigeria is Africa’s largest economy. It stole South Africa’s crown in the second quarter of last year. The rise to pole position was as much to do with buoyant energy and telecoms sectors as it was the chaos caused by widespread strikes and civil unrest in the southern republic. Jim O’Neill, the former Goldman Sachs […]
When Emirates announced last year that it was to take over the management of TAAG Angola, the business and aviation communities applauded the shrewdness of the move. For a variety of reasons, the Angolan flag carrier had been unable to capitalise on the country’s extraordinary growth. Sir Tim Clark, CEO of Emirates, said the deal […]