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Five Cities That Have The Ingredients To Become The Next Silicon...

AFRICANGLOBE - According to World Bank data, there are now more than 90 tech hubs across Africa. Regions such as South East Asia have also caught the eye of both investors and intrepid entrepreneurs. The following five most promising tech cities in emerging markets have all the right ingredients to become future startup capitals.

In One Chart, Here’s Why Africa Is The Hottest Growth Opportunity...

AFRICANGLOBE -While countries like China represent the most attractive growth opportunities today, Africa is arguably the most exciting opportunity for the next century. Why? In one word: demographics.

Africa’s Equity Market Performance Outpaces Emerging Markets

AFRICANGLOBE - The performance of Africa’s equity market has been solid during 2013; equalling or outperforming emerging markets as robust economic reforms continues to foster the growth of local companies, which eventually become buyers and sellers of equity.

IMF Sees Strong Growth, Lingering Risks in Low-Income Countries

AFRICANGLOBE - Low-income countries are now among the fastest-growing economies in the world, but many remain vulnerable to shocks and spillovers from advanced and emerging markets, the IMF says.

Bank Set to Pour Investment Into Africa

Standard Chartered is looking to consolidate its emerging markets dominance by pouring $100m into Africa by 2015. The London-headquartered bank says it can double...

‘Lagos, Ibadan, Among Africa’s Top Cities to Watch’

As attention shifts to emerging markets as investment destinations, following the economic downturn in the West, a new report has listed two Nigerian cities...

Nigeria – a ‘Pivotal Power’ in Emerging Markets?

Some of the discussion at this week's Emerging Markets Funds conference in London is around the notion of 'pivotal powers' and their role in...

UK Broadband Provider to Enter Rwandan Market

London-based emerging markets broadband provider, Augere, is set to expands its African operations with the launch of broadband services in Kigali.