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High and handsome?

What is the relationship between a soaring skyline and foreign direct investment? Is it true that the more skyscrapers you have, the more FDI you are likely to attract – or is it just another urban myth?

Expanding consumer base lures investors to Ethiopia

Ethiopia continues to be one of the fastest growing economies in the world with an expanding consumer base. Despite internal political tensions, the country is attracting an increasing number of foreign investors as well as international banks eager to serve the expansion.

Biometrics on the march across Africa

South African banks are embracing biometric technology in order to promote security, but are banks making full use of this development?