Political leaders and economic decision-makers from across Africa attended the Africa 2017 Forum in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, in December. African Business looks at some of the highlights of the event.
In September, Africa’s cotton industry held its annual summit. Mitigating environmental damage, increasing market share and the impact of new technologies were high on the agenda.
Lenders and investors have welcomed the Egyptian government’s cutting of subsidies, but many ordinary Egyptians are feeling the pinch.
Egypt has devalued its currency and reduced subsidies. Exporters are benefiting, but the country’s citizens have been hit hard by the erosion of their incomes.
Plans to move Egypt’s capital city have hit a snag after Chinese company pulls out.
Morocco is ramping up its economic interests south of the Sahara, prompting other North African states to consider following suit.
Withholding of revenues is causing international carriers to rein in their ambitions in Africa.
A series of photos from across Africa rounding up the news.
The fund will be focused on communications, logistics and travel infrastructure and could boost flagging growth.
The Cairo-based investment firm is leading on a massive refinery project, as it focuses on a resurgent Egyptian economy. More than $36bn worth of deals were …