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January 2016

Top opportunities for Telecoms in Africa

January 31, 2016

Despite rapid growth over the last few years, the telecoms sector is only just now on the cusp of achieving its great potential. A look at the key trends and countries in which promise investors the [more...]

Investors look to tap Africa’s mobile wave

January 31, 2016

Venture Capital investors are backing Africa-focused startups with hundreds of millions of dollars as they look to tap into a second -wave of technological advances building on the rapid spread of [more...]

Tech startups a bright spot in South Africa

January 31, 2016

As South Africa’s economy languishes, a silver lining in the clouds seems to be appearing.  The country’s startup sector could yet inject some life back into the moribund economy. A look at [more...]

Cargill spin-off begins life as Proterra

January 31, 2016

Cargill’s spin off of subsidiary Black River Asset Management’s private equity business has now been completed. The new private equity fund manager, Proterra Investment Partners announced its [more...]

Abraaj takes stake in Tunisia’s SAH

January 24, 2016

In the latest deal for its second North African Fund, private equity investor The Abraaj Group has acquired a 49% stake in JM Holding, a majority owner of publicly-listed Société d’Articles [more...]
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