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I have been watching a growing shift over many years in global business networks, which suggests a new regime is getting ready to exercise its power and influence in Africa and the globe in a visible and coordinated way. The new regime will change the very fabric of business, society, and politics. The networks of Global African entrepreneurs are about to emerge (if they haven’t already) as a core system for change and development in...

  • Posted on : Monday , 21st July 2014
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With domestic labor costs rising, many Asian manufacturing producers are now looking to relocate their factories in other regions of the world. Could Africa replace Asia and/or China as the world’s next manufacturing hub? To be sure, Africa has a number of manufacturing advantages that it has yet to realize. Besides low labor costs and abundant resources, these include duty-free and quota-free access to U.S. and EU markets for light...

  • Posted on : Monday , 21st July 2014
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Africa’s burgeoning middle class and consequent increase in disposable income becoming increasingly attractive for yield-chasing multinational companies. That ubiquitous McKinsey & Company report from two years ago which said Africa’s consumer spending would reach $1,4tn in 2020, spurred not only a wave of Afro-optimism, it announced to the world that Africa was open for business. The continent, long shrouded in scepticism and...

  • Posted on : Tuesday , 6th November 2012
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Africa, previously the poster child for poverty, famine, disease, decaying infrastructures, corruption, conflict, crime and brutal violence, is now a continent where wise investments can offer high rates of return, as the 54 different nations that inhabit it enjoy a prolonged spurt of economic growth. Its vast mineral wealth, together with the infrastructural developments taking place, have made Africa increasingly attractive to foreign...

  • Posted on : Thursday , 1st November 2012
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New Delhi: The India-Africa Business Council (IABC), which was announced by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during the India-Africa Forum Summit in May 2011 with an aim to provide an institutional platform to strengthen economic ties between business communities of Indian and the African continent, will hold its inaugural meeting on March 17, 2012 in New Delhi.The Prime Minister has appointed Sunil Bharti Mittal, chairman & group CEO, Bharti...

  • Posted on : Saturday , 19th July 2014
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