April 2015 Archives - African Business Magazine

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Cities’ DIY route to capital raising

Municipalities in Africa are increasingly looking to local and international capital markets to fund infrastructure projects.  A market hall in Dakar, a series of high-rise apartments …

African exchanges’ growing pains

Regional integration and investor appetite are driving IPOs, but corporate governance issues remain.  Perched above a spectacular Zambezi gorge and fitted out with tennis courts, …

Bittersweet success for cocoa farmers

The fenced-off warehouses separated by wide expanses of red dirt and wild vegetation. At the end of the dry season it is washed with dust stirred …

West African iron boom turns to bust

A slump in the price of iron ore has forced several junior miners to the wall.  Twelve months ago, West Africa was in the middle …

African studios make play for world markets

Computer game developers in Africa hope to tap into a worldwide appetite for locally created digital content.  Nigeria’s Danfo minibuses are famous for their creative …