July 2015 - African Business Magazine

South African Airways: adapt or die

Since the turn of the century, the beleaguered South African Airways (SAA) has embarked on no fewer than eight failed turnaround strategies.

Investments in African startups double

Seed-stage investing is on the rise globally, accounting for 67% of all venture capital (VC) funds in North America and increasing 19-fold in Europe.

African assets to surpass $1 trillion

Assets under management in Africa’s emerging markets could surpass $1 trillion by 2020, in a further sign of increased demand for investment expertise among the continent’s emerging classes.   …

WTO could block SA private security rules

Crime and policing in South Africa has been under international scrutiny over the past few years, with high-profile cases attracting the roving media circus.…

China-Africa flights set to increase

Over the past couple of decades, one of the symbols of China and Africa’s ever-growing relationship has been the frequent visits of high-level officials between the two regions.…