2016

Nigeria Finally Embraces Economic Diversification

Nigeria Finally Embraces Economic Diversification

No longer just a buzzword bandied about by politicians, diversification is now seen as a key to the future of Africa’s biggest economy, as sinking oil prices have eroded government revenue.

2015

ANGOLA: SEEKING A NEW PATH

ANGOLA: SEEKING A NEW PATH

Country Report | Angola
Up until 2013, Angola's GDP, buoyed by booming oil revenues, grew by an average rate of 10.7%, reaching an all-time high of 23.2% in 2007. Now, as economic growth slows and the country’s financial coffers move from surplus to deficit, Angola is rethinking its dependence on “black gold.”

MOZAMBIQUE COMING INTO ITS OWN

MOZAMBIQUE COMING INTO ITS OWN

Country Report | Mozambique
Mozambique is the current star in Africa’s rising inward-investment constellation. For much of the last quarter of the 20th century, Mozambique was a war zone. Today the only war on its horizon is a bidder’s war, as investors salivate over the opportunities this Southern African country offers.

2014

CEMENTING REGIONAL TIES

CEMENTING REGIONAL TIES

AFRICA 2014 | UNITY
Africa’s dream of greater economic unity is gradually becoming a reality, with plans to establish a free-trade area spanning eastern and southern African countries well under way. Yet it could take time for the associated economic and trading benefits to play out.