High demand for rebar and other steel products from construction projects across the continent offers an opportunity for African investors to see off foreign competition.
- Thursday, 26 March 2015 16:04
- The Africa Report
Norway has recently signed a multi-million-dollar deal with Liberia to stop logging in order to protect the environment, but what will be the impact of such deals on the communities who rely on the industry for their livelihood?
- Wednesday, 18 March 2015 06:25
- Anne Mireille Nzouankeu in Yaounde and Matthew Mpoke Bigg
Cocoa exports from Cameroon's main port have slowed sharply because the outlet is clogged by a buildup of imported goods bound for Central African Republic that have not been sent due to political unrest, officials said.
- Monday, 16 March 2015 17:37
- Prince Ofori-Atta
Africa needs quality education and a reliable power infrastructure to realise its growth potential, high profile panelists told more than 800 business and political leaders at The Africa CEO Forum in Geneva, Switzerland.
- Monday, 16 March 2015 17:12
- Nicholas Norbrook in Geneva
African companies face stiff international headwinds in the year ahead, a period in which governments are lowering intra-African trade barriers and companies are increasing their reach and sophistication.