News : Investment

Africa: Invest Africa U.S. Appoints Dr. Mima S. Nedelcovych Senior Advisor

[Invest Africa U.S.] New York -Leading Global Investor Network Ramps Up Efforts to Increase US Investment in Africa (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: Nigeria Attracted U.S.$14 Billion Foreign Investments in Half Year 2019 - - Minister

[Daily Trust] Foreign investments inflows into Nigeria climbed to $14bn in half year 2019, signalling upswing in investors' confidence, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed has said. (AllAfrica)

Angola: Industry Sector Leads Investment Proposals

[ANGOP] Luanda -At least 86 out the 189 investment proposals registered from August 2018 to September 30 this year by the AIPEX are for the industrial sector. (AllAfrica)

Gambia: Agric Minister Cries for Investment to Uplift Rural Farmers - While Marking World Food Day

[Foroyaa] The Minister of Agriculture, Mrs. Amie Fabureh, has called for more investment in rural development through small holder farmers which is geared towards enhancing the socio-economic lives and the livelihoods of farmers. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: Beyond Hooking Up - Attracting Long-Term Investment Requires a Different Approach

[Daily Maverick] Summits, targets, and envoys are a good start to attracting much needed FDI to our shores, but they are not going to be enough. Nor is the nostalgia of #ImStaying. There are good, logical reasons for local investors to keep their money on home ground, and for new ones to enter - but only if government can get its act together. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: Economy Will Attract More Investments Before Year-End - IMF

[Daily Trust] Washington DC -The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said financial conditions in Nigeria favoured more foreign investments and should attract more foreign investments this year. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: Investment Attraction Efforts Paying Off for SA

[] South Africa's efforts to attract investment while also strengthening trade on the continent, are paying off. (AllAfrica)

Africa: Botswana Vies for Forbes 2020 Under 30 Summit

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Botswana is vying to host the Forbes 2020 under 30 summit scheduled for April next year. (AllAfrica)

Liberia: Expand Rural Financial Services to Boost Agricultural Investment

[New Dawn] -says Dr. Dukuly (AllAfrica)

Angola: Investment of U.S.$100 Million in Bie's Waters\

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Ministry of Energy and Waters invested in the last two years over USD100 million in infrastructure projects of abstraction, treatment and distribution of water in four municipalities of the centre Bie Province. (AllAfrica)

Africa: Key to Investing On the African Continent

[This Day] To invest in Nigeria, or in Africa, act global, think local. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania: Tanzanians Who Studied in China Resolve to Attract Chinese Investors

[Daily News] TANZANIANS who studied and lived in China have pledged to use their contacts with Chinese personalities and institutions to attract Chinese investments into Tanzania. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe: Embrace Transparency to Debunk Negative Perception, Chinese Investors Urged

[263Chat] Chinese investors should commit to protecting labour rights and respecting local communities to rebuff negative perceptions of their investments in Africa, civil society has said. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: Very Little Beats Tertiary Education As a Poverty-Reducing Investment, but It Needs to Be Done Right

[Daily Maverick] Achieving the National Development Plan's higher education targets could lift more than 20% of the population out of poverty by 2030. But the extra resources can be understood as an important investment only if there is a dedicated commitment to enhancing four performance areas. (AllAfrica)

Africa: Speech by Andrew Stephenson, Minister for Africa, to FT Africa Summit, October 2019

[Gov.UK] Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen. Good morning. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: South Africa Reaches Out to Investors Ahead of Summit

[] In preparation for the upcoming Investment Conference, President Cyril Ramaphosa will use his address at the Financial Times Africa Summit 2019, to lure investors to the country. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: Get More Bang for Your Buck By Investing in Africa

[] Africa is ready for the great leap frog of attracting investment, displaying its innovative talent and capability and catapulting itself to greater heights of human development. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: Keynote Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Financial Times Africa Summit 2019

[Govt of SA] Keynote Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Financial Times Africa Summit 2019, Claridges Hotel, London (AllAfrica)

South Africa: President Cyril Ramaphosa Arrives in London for Financial Times Africa Summit

[Govt of SA] President Cyril Ramaphosa has today, Sunday 13 October 2019, arrived in London, United Kingdom to begin his two-day working visit. The President will deliver the opening address at the 6th Financial Times Africa Summit on Monday, 14 October 2019. The summit is being held at Claridge's in London. (AllAfrica)

Africa: Zimbabwe Gears for Chromium Conference

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has geared up for the International Chromium Development Association (ICDA) conference in India where the country will tell its story to the international community and lure potential investors. (AllAfrica)

Somalia: Somalia Seeks Investors for the Oil and Gas Sector

[Dalsan Radio] Somalia, rich in hydrocarbons with a favorable geological structure, is open for business afters years of turmoil, the country's Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Abdirashid Ahmed, said on Friday. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: Sadiku - Nigeria Recorded U.S.$9.29 Billion Investment Interests in Q3

[This Day] Abuja -The Executive Secretary/Chief Executive, Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), Ms Yewande Sadiku, has disclosed that total investment announcements for the third quarter of the year (Q3 2019) stood at about $9.29 billion, compared to $15.15 billion in the first quarter. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe: Chinese Global Counterweight Offers Hope for Africa

[263Chat] For many years, African countries and other developing nations have been bitterly complaining about the slow pace of reform of multilateral institutions such as the United Nations as well as the overhaul of global financial architecture. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: Govt - U.S.$25 Billion FDI Boosted Economy After Recession

[This Day] The federal government Thursday said that the $25 billion Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflow boosted the economy after the nation exited recession in 2018. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe: Still No Takers for AirZim 11 Months On

[Zimbabwe Independent] Insolvent flag carrier Air Zimbabwe is failing to attract an investor, 11 months after government invited bids from potential suitors to take over the embattled entity, the Zimbabwe Independent can report. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe: Govt's Forex Measures Dampen Investor Confidence

[Zimbabwe Independent] New foreign currency regulations by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) that will restrict employees from receiving their salaries in hard currency -- among a raft of other new changes -- will further weaken investor confidence amid policy inconsistencies in an economy teetering on the brink of collapse. (AllAfrica)

Liberia: Togolese Firm Seeks Investment in Liberia

[New Dawn] A Togolese construction executive Dossou Sokenou has expressed his entity's readiness to working with the Government of Liberia (GOL) through the National Housing Authority (NHA) to build durable housing units for Liberians.He made the disclosure on Thursday, 10 October while drilling representatives of various foreign and Liberian institutions attending a three-day National Housing Forum currently taking place at the Millennium Guest House and Suits in Oldest Congo Town, a suburb of Monrovia. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe: Investment Key to Stimulate Growth

[Zimbabwe Independent] As a human capital consultancy we interact immensely with employers, employees and prospective employees alike--particularly when providing recruitment services. (AllAfrica)

Liberia: Housing Forum Attracts Foreign Countries

[New Dawn] Liberia's First National Housing Forum (NHF) since 1960 has attracted several European and African countries that are hoping to invest in the housing and real estate business here.The forum kicked off Wednesday, 9 October at the Millennium Guest House and Suites in Oldest Congo Town, outside Monrovia. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon: Investor's Forum Underway in Douala

[Cameroon Tribune] The forum serves as a platform for exchanges among business promoters and investors (AllAfrica)

Africa: Japan's Tool to Out Compete Other Asian Giants in Africa

[Addis Fortune] The three-day TICAD 7 Summit, which Japan launched to strengthen its presence in Africa, was held last week in Yokohama under the theme of "Advancing Africa's Development through People, Technology and Innovation." Inaugurated in 1993, TICAD was held every five years until its fifth session in 2013. Possibly sensing China and India pulling ahead in trade with the continent, since then Japan has held the summit every three years with the goal of strengthening corporate and trade relationships with Africa. T (AllAfrica)