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Foreign Investment In Africa Up 5%

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in South Africa dropped by 43.6 percent during the first six months of 2012, a UN report shows, due to...

Russia and Zimbabwe Meet to Conclude Trade Deals

Mineral-rich Zimbabwe has concluded a trade deal with Russia, in a bid to stimulate trade and economic interaction with the emerging economy and also...

Ethiopia Charts a Chinese Course

The death of Ethiopia's leader of 21 years has raised fears of instability in one of Africa's fastest-growing non-oil producing nations, which could potentially...

Nigeria’s Foreign Direct Investment Hits Record $9 Billion High

The total value of Nigeria's Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in 2011 was $8.9 billion with the country recording over 20 per cent of the...

Zimbabwe’s Foreign Direct Investment Inflows Improve

Zimbabwe's foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows last year more than doubled to US$387 million from US$166 million in 2010, according to the United Nations...

Foreign Direct Investment into South Africa Soars

South Africa led the subregion as foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows into Africa jumped by 25% in 2011, according to the 2012 World Investment...

Africa the Next Frontier for Investors

AFRICANGLOBE - Economists say Africa will grow by 5.5 percent in 2012, with seven African countries expected to rank among the 10 fastest-growing economies in the world during the next five years, projections that are making the continent an increasingly popular destination for foreign investors.

Growing Confidence for Investments in Africa

Growing optimism and confidence among international and local investors has led to significant inward investment into the continent over the last decade, according to...

Nurturing Trade Between African Countries Crucial to Development

Southern African nations have taken steps towards an envisaged $1 trillion African free trade area but investment data linked to trading indicates a lot of commitment and work lies ahead to achieve the goal, particularly for South Africa as a continental leader.

FDI Inflows In Tanzania Increase 8.5% to Hit $700 Million

Although there is a decline of foreign direct investments (FDIs) in most countries since the global economic recovery, Tanzania has recorded an 8.5 per...

Where in Africa to Invest in the Next Five Years

Ernst & Young's 2011 Africa attractiveness survey identified 17 African countries that will offer attractive Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) opportunities in the next five years.

Foreign Direct Investment Into Africa on the Increase: Says Survey

Foreign investors are increasingly aware of the huge long-term growth possibilities that Africa presents, according to Ernst & Young's first Africa attractiveness survey, which predicts that foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows into the continent will reach US$150-billion by 2015.

Foreign Investors Eye African Consumers

When the world's biggest retail company, the US-based Walmart, announced in September 2010 a plan to buy South African retailer Massmart for a staggering US$4.2-billion, eyebrows were raised.