Africa Investment Notes


Browsing Archive: January, 2010

African investment realities

Posted by Graham Sinclair on Tuesday, January 19, 2010, In : Investment insights 
These insights from 2005 remain as important today in 2010 as they did five years ago.

"As in any market, Africa's potential rewards don't come without risks. Besides the much-discussed political challenges, African firms have to contend with scanty infrastructure, both physical and financial. Capital markets in Africa are still in their infancy. That makes it tough for c...


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2010 - Commentary from Wharton on African prospects: African Renaissance Depends on Internal Growth, Stable Governments -- and Patience

Posted by Graham Sinclair on Tuesday, January 12, 2010, In : Current commentary 
Commentary from Wharton on prospects for Africa, with comments from both investment and business perspectives.

African Renaissance Depends on Internal Growth, Stable Governments -- and Patience Published : January 06, 2010 in Knowledge@Wharton
  http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article.cfm?articleid=2404

African Renaissance Depends on Internal Growth, Stable Governments -- and PatienceWhile the rest of the world was rocked by the financial crisis and recession, Sub-Saharan Africa, with less to...

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2009 - Case study of Chinese tech company in Africa > Huawei Technologies: A Chinese Trail Blazer in Africa

Posted by Graham Sinclair on Tuesday, January 12, 2010, In : Case studies 
Notes on case study of Chinese tech company in Africa from Wharton.
As always, a mixed blessing.

Huawei Technologies: A Chinese Trail Blazer in Africa
http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article.cfm?articleid=2211
Walk into a bookstore in Beijing and you will find shelves filled with books about Huawei Technologies. As one of China's fledging multinational companies and a major force in the international telecommunications equipment industry, Huawei is rewriting the rules of competition in a glob...
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