Africa's urban food markets will increase fourfold by 2030, and small and unlisted companies setting out to supply them hold high-yield potential.
East & Horn Africa
- Tuesday, 22 July 2014 15:02
- Bright Simons
There is no truism more universally acknowledged in the discussion about Africa's economic redemption than that of the need for countries to add value to their natural resources. And this truism is not of recent vintage.
- Monday, 21 July 2014 12:07
- Godfrey Olukya
The East African regional block, IGAD, has condemned attacks on South Sudanese government positions by rebels saying this threatened a peace agreement.
- Friday, 18 July 2014 14:05
Our political insider throws the spotlight on four key issues this month: the monitoring of South Africa's elections by Ghana's political heavyweights; Algerian President, Bouteflicka's fight to to refind legitmacy; US John Kerry's deft diplomacy; and the fear of Ethiopia's Oromia.
- Friday, 18 July 2014 08:43
- Dominique Vidalon in Paris (Reuters)
Africa in recent years has become a major area of expansion for French food group Danone and other global consumer product companies such as Unilever, Nestle, Pernod Ricard and Diageo, attracted by the spending power of a growing middle class.
- Friday, 18 July 2014 06:31
Kenyan mortgage firm Housing Finance will raise additional capital in the next two years after it delayed its plans to issue a corporate bond due to high interest rates on offer, its chief executive said on Thursday.