What exactly is the state of the auto market in Africa? Which brands rule the roost? And how is Africa’s own local manufacturing and assembly industry faring? Sherelle Jacobs has been assiduously researching the subject; here is her report.
South Africa’s car manufacturing industry has experienced mixed progress over recent years. Between 1995 and 2010, the quality and productivity of the industry has improved overall.
Although being able to offer competitively priced, affordable models will be key to the success of automobile firms in Africa, the continent has become a promising market for luxury cars.
While there is a lot of talk about Nigeria’s huge agribusiness potential to reduce its heavy importation of food, one company has been vigorously putting …
Nouriel Roubini has become a superstar economist, one of the world’s foremost economic commentators and analysts. An American of Iranian Jewish parentage, he was born in Turkey and grew up in Italy.
Nigeria’s political landscape is currently witnessing series of alignments and realignments as old political warhorses strategise to remain relevant in the current dispensation.
A Nigerian official was heard to say privately at a recent conference that a stronger agriculture sector would be the icing on the cake for the Nigerian economy.
The government of Nigeria is particularly keen to promote the participation of Nigerians in the country’s oil industry, whether as skilled workers employed by foreign firms, or via domestic companies competing against the majors in their own right.
Amethis Finance, created by Luc Rigouzzo and Laurent Demey, an investment company dedicated to Africa, aims to support growing African countries over the long term, …
When Seplat made its debut on the London and Lagos Stock Exchange, it was a milestone in a remarkable journey for the Nigerian upstream oil and gas company.