SVB collapse signals it’s time for African venture-capital reset
The fall of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) in the US shows the need for an overhaul of Africa’s venture-capital investment assumptions. ...
William Ruto’s administration has altered oil importation processes in Kenya by turning to a government-to-government (G-to-G) arrangement ... to minimise pressure on the East African country’s declining foreign exchange reserves. Will the move pay off?
Egypt is struggling to get its privatisation programme off the ground, which may leave the North African nation with no options but to once again ... attract hot money, a route that Finance Minister Mohamed Maait renounced last year.
The eclipse of Russia as an emerging market narrows the field for fund managers. Suspicions that China may be supplying Russia with military ... equipment for the war in Ukraine underscore the need for investable alternatives.
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Ranking the 500 largest groups operating in Africa is a collective exercise like no other. As tedious and methodical as it is, it requires time, ... patience, and sometimes even a certain spirit of conviction from our data teams.
The mining companies of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are steadily moving up in our regional ranking of Central Africa's corporate champions. ... There are now three in the top 10, including one in first place, compared to none just five years ago.
With eight companies in the Top 10 of the leading West African companies, including NNPC and Dangote Cement, Nigeria is positioning itself as ... the factory of regional champions in 2021. Behind it, the Uemoa countries have established a strong presence.
The acquisition last December of the French logistics company's network of ports and railways by MSC for 5.7bn euros is, all sectors taken together, ... the deal of the year for 2022.
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