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January 2016

Keeping the lights on in Africa

January 3, 2016

A piece in the Financial Times penned by David Humphrey, Standard Bank’s head of Infrastructure and Power, in which he reviews the investment and development progress made last year to meet [more...]

Africa’s urbanization in context

January 3, 2016

While historically it has been an indicator of economic prosperity, urbanization in the African context displays different characteristics to the trend in Asia and Latin America according to the [more...]

Strong dollar equals bargain African assets

January 3, 2016

Blighted by falling commodity prices and depreciating currencies, the “Africa Rising” narrative may have been a bit more muted of late. But according to U.S. investor Robert Scharar, there is [more...]
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