Investing in emerging markets

Monthly archives for March, 2016

Despite slowdown, China’s migrants ro...

Despite slowdown, China’s migrants rooted in Africa

Mr Huang, a Chinese national, has given himself the screen name “Seek dreams in Africa” on his WeChat account, the popular text and voice messaging service developed by China’s Tencent. Source: African Business

Mozambique’s tuna bond exchange: No p...

Mozambique’s tuna bond exchange: No panacea

In March, Mozambique initiated the next chapter of the ongoing ‘tuna bond’ saga with an offer to exchange outstanding notes for a new interest-only bond at a lower value and extended maturity. Source: African Business

Investor appetite for emerging market...

Investor appetite for emerging market renewables rises

The world’s energy industry has been turned on its head. Source: Perspective

Africa’s animation industry gains glo...

Africa’s animation industry gains global audience

Asked to think about animated entertainment and Africa, and what will spring to mind for most people is The Lion King, the Walt Disney animated feature film about a pride of lions created in Hollywood. Source: African Business

Huawei looks to Africa to cut network...

Huawei looks to Africa to cut network deals

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei has spread rapidly across the African continent. Source: African Business

Africa’s mobile subscriptions grow fa...

Africa’s mobile subscriptions grow fastest globally

Africa experienced the largest growth in mobile subscriptions of any world region in 2014, according to Analyse Africa’s analysis of data from the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). Source: Perspective

Wishful thinking: Kenya’s infrastruct...

Wishful thinking: Kenya’s infrastructure pitch

There is a fine line between counting the glass as half full and falling into wishful thinking. Kenya’s infrastructure bosses appear to be blurring that distinction.   Source: African Business