For many years Africa was recipient of overseas finance and investment – now African firms are beginning to spread their wings and look abroad for opportunities. From Nigeria, Dangote Group an industrial conglomerate owned by Africa’s richest man (who I witnessed… Read More ›
Month: July 2013
Great infographic shows the BRICS growing influence in Africa, but also remind us that European countries and the US (the traditional trade partners) remain big players in the continent.
Aside from trade and economic development in emerging markets, social and cultural trends are increasingly important and will affect not only the country of origin but will spill over to other parts of the world. Nollywood Nollywood, the commonly used… Read More ›
I am really excited to be presenting a paper at this conference on Friday. I’ll be discussing the “China – World Bank relationship: Towards a Beijing Consensus?” Looking at all the other speakers it looks to be a really interesting… Read More ›