August 2013 - African Business Magazine

Chinese to build second Accra airport

Ghana’s main international airport at Kotoka in Accra is struggling to struggling to keep pace with the steep increase in passenger numbers and flights.…

Crash landing for South African industry?

Although South Africa’s aviation industry is the most developed on the continent, it is going through perhaps the most turbulent storms in recent memory.…

Constructing the new Ethiopia

The government’s strategy of state-led economic development has resulted in a construction boom, in and around Addis Ababa and to a lesser extent in other major cities.…

Agribusiness finds new favour

One reason why governments and the multilaterals have failed to give agriculture and agribusiness the support that they require is that the projects involved are usually not very high profile.…

Turning Green to Gold

After years of being overlooked, there is little doubt that agriculture and agribusiness are now being considered more seriously as a source of economic growth in Africa.…