• Egypt Emphasizes its African Role by Hosting “Africa 2017” Forum, Dr. Nasr

    On 12 September 2017, the Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Dr. Sahar Nasr and Director of the COMESA Regional Investment Agency (RIA) Ms. Heba Salama inaugurated a working breakfast to publicize the “Investment for Sustainable Development: Africa 2017” Forum to be held under the patronage of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi during the period from 7 to 9 December 2017 and to be organized by MIIC and RIA in Sharm El-Sheikh.
     

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  • Opportunity for Investment in Ethiopia’s Hospitality Sector

    With a population of over 100 million people, Ethiopia is Africa’s second most populous nation. Just like many other countries on the continent, Ethiopia has gone through various economic and social challenges. Ethiopia is one of the countries in Africa that has begun to realize the full value of its economic potential.

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  • Where to invest in Africa: SA loses top spot in 2018 index as others rise

    One of the most important findings of Rand Merchant Bank’s (RMB) seventh edition of Where to Invest in Africa is that the continent could find itself hovering on the brink of disaster if it continues to depend on its current economic fundamentals and does not usher in economic diversification.

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  • Harnessing mineral gains key for COMESA

    The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) secretary general Sindiso Ngwenya said the region holds the highest potential for minerals development in the continent and this potential should be sustainably harness existing 

    multinational trade agreements.

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  • Uganda to start Diaspora Investment Fund to boost industrialization

    Ministers of Industry from the 19 member states of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) have unanimously approved a COMESA industrial strategy with emphasis on local content as the stimulus for industrial growth in the region.

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  • Private-Equity Firm Hunts Africa Diaspora for Deals

    EuroMena Funds, a Beirut-based private-equity firm that has raised $350 million since 2006, plans to almost double assets as it seeks investments in Lebanese-owned companies operating abroad.

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  • Mwabu concludes major investment in Africa

    Mwabu, an education technology company, has concluded a significant investment deal, securing 100% of the goal for its Series B investment round.

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  • Spur self-sustaining development of Africa via more Japanese investment

    The self-sustainable development of African countries by making use of funds and high-level technology from Japan should be facilitated. This kind of reciprocal relationship should be steadily expanded.

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  • Uganda to host Africa’s first Conservation and Tourism Investment Forum

    The event this October aims to raise vital funds to support and protect Uganda’s wildlife and landscapes long term. The Giants Club, the conservation initiative supported by the Independent and Evening Standard, today announced it would stage Africa’s first Conservation and Tourism Investment Forum on 6th October 2017.

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  • Egypt's currency float boosts foreign investment

    Foreign investors have bought a net 11 billion Egyptian pounds ($615.90 million) worth of shares since the country floated its currency last November, the stock exchange's chairman Mohamed Omran said on Sunday.

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