2020

Can Microlenders Make A Comeback?

Can Microlenders Make A Comeback?

Once hailed as a game-changer for the impoverished, microlenders are falling behind in the digital race while online lenders and commercial banks poach their turf.

2019

Mauritius: Africa’s Offshore Haven

Mauritius: Africa’s Offshore Haven

Mauritius is betting that political stability and free-market reforms will vault it into the ranks of high-income nations. But first, it needs more foreign investment.

Plenty Of Ambition

Plenty Of Ambition

Phillipine Mtikitiki, general manager of the East & Central Africa Franchise for Coca-Cola and president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Kenya, talks about Africa’s “infinite promise” and investment from the US and China.

2018

Mauritius: Small But Nimble

Mauritius: Small But Nimble

Mauritius is hoping to parlay its record as a wealth haven and FDI magnet into a new, knowledge-based economy and financial hub for Sub-Saharan Africa.