Japan views Africa as an exciting emerging market for manufacturing and finance, but it’s up to those countries to fully exploit this interest.
TICAD V brought with it a new momentum. This time round, expect an even greater focus on private sector engagements.
Marcus Courage, CEO and Founder of Africa Practice, an African strategy and communications consultancy, offers his insight into Japanese engagement.
From the archive: first published in the July 2013 issue of African Business.TICAD V was always going to be different. It coincided with two vitally important …
From the archive: first published in the June 2014 issue of African Business.One
From the archive: this was originally published in the Auguest/September issue of African Business.Car manufacturer Toyota is well known, but Toyota Tsusho less so. We spoke …
In an exclusive interview, former JICA Director General Dr Akihiko Tanaka explains what he considers the major challenges that will be addressed in Nairobi at TICAD VI.
From the archive: this was originally published in the Auguest/September issue of African Business.As I write this, a sectarian battle is raging somewhere in Johannesburg. “Spoilers are …
Previous Japanese travellers to Africa have flown via European airport hubs or through the Middle East, typically connecting in Dubai.
Globalisation has forced Tokyo to re-evaluate the relevance of African economies and to look beyond the attraction of raw materials.