Women in Ghana Own 46 Percent of Businesses – Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs

Women in Ghana own 46 percent of businesses – Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs Following the release of the Mastercard Index of Women’s Entrepreneurship (MIWE), it has been revealed that 46.4 percent of businesses in Ghana are owned by women, making it one of the top performing African countries highlighted in the index. The MIWE…

Africa’s Single Aviation Market Takes Off in February 2018

African countries have adopted further initiatives to implement a single market for the continent, an attempt to stimulate economic growth with open skies to replicate Europe. After years of marathon negotiations African Union (AU) officials expect dozens of the continent’s countries to launch the African single air transport market by the end of this month. Of…

Dangote’s Bloomberg Interview: Refinery in Nigeria 2019, No Home Outside Nigeria, Wants to Own Arsenal FC

Aliko Dangote, Nigerian businessman and richest man in Africa, says his refinery which is under construction will be completed in the last quarter of 2017. In a recent interview with Bloomberg, the chief executive officer of Dangote Group shared his business ideals and the next step for his business empire. Here are 10 key topics he…

Nigeria’s Primewaterview Holdings Acquired by Milost Global

American private equity firm Milost Global Inc. has announced that, together with its African subsidiary, Isilo Capital Partners it has closed the acquisition of a 100 percent interest in Primewaterview Holdings Nigeria Limited a large scale, diversified holding company with a portfolio of Real Estate, Oil & Gas, Quarry Mining, Healthcare and Power for a…

Prosperity in Rising in Africa, Driven by the Region’s Growing Middle Class

Sub-Saharan Africa’s rising population and economies have led to a growing middle class and, in turn, more spending power which provides “a vast source of potential for prosperity,” per experts at the African Development Bank. The big picture: Since 2000, the wealth of sub-Saharan African nations has been growing much faster than the global average and than…

2017 Nielsen Africa Country Rankings: Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa Still Key Investment Hubs

  2017 Nielsen Africa Country Rankings: Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa Still Key Investment Hubs   Manufacturers and retailers seeking to stay one step ahead in Africa’s complex markets need to move beyond ‘business as usual’ – they simply cannot keep doing the same things and expecting a different result. This is the latest insight…

The Latest Business Ranking: Is Nigeria Out of the Woods Yet?

  The Latest Business Ranking: Is Nigeria Out of the Woods Yet? By Deloitte November 6, 2017 Stakeholders in and outside Nigeria would be elated to read the latest Doing Business Report of the World Bank which sees Nigeria, “the Crippled Giant”, leaping to 145th among 190 economies on the ease of doing business. Nigeria…

East Africa’s Rising Reputation Among the World’s “Best” in International Arbitration

  East Africa’s Rising Reputation Among the World’s “Best” in International Arbitration Although international arbitrators from the United Kingdom, France and the United Statesare generally considered to be among the “best in the world”, Africa’s top international arbitrators can make a strong case for being included in those ranks. This is not an assessment based on continental pride or other…

The Investment Potential of 23 Nigerian Foods the Whole World Should Know

Comments Nigerian food and cuisine culture is undergoing a revolution, and you didn’t know it! There are hundreds of haute cuisine spots in several urban centers, but more ubiquitously in Lagos (Lekki, Ikoyi, Victoria Island in particularly) and Abuja (particularly in Maitama and Wuse Zone II up-scale districts). There are scores of food bloggers, social…