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Talking about investment in Africa

Posted by AfricaSIF Project on Monday, May 17, 2010, In : Investment insights 
2008 interview by leading French business school INSEAD with IFC country manager and Actis West Africa head.
See video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ko1wLnCQXI&feature=related

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US Corporate Boardroom Thinking on Investment in Africa

Posted by AfricaSIF Project on Monday, May 17, 2010, In : Investment insights 
A short 30min video with some perspectives on how USA company boards are thinking about investment in Africa, including putting people on the ground and the sustainability of the operations.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPH1d3wk6q4


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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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