KKR, the global investment firm, has given a masterclass on how not to do private equity (PE) in Africa, at least in the Wall Street Journal’s telling of it. Unlike Carlyle and others, the company did not set up a […]
The Trump administration may be about to throw spikes under the tires of three small but growing East African economies because they don’t want to import unlimited quantities of Chinese-made clothing that has been worn and tossed in charity bins […]
This year’s Africa Investment Report brings to mind the new edition of Marcelo Giugale’s excellent book, Economic Development: What Everyone Needs To Know. If you sometimes wished you had bought property in Mumbai, Shanghai or Rio 10 years ago, the […]
For well over a decade, it has been increasingly difficult to find issues on which Republicans and Democrats can agree, but this is one: Since 2000, there has been a strong bipartisan consensus — in Congress and the White House […]
Helping develop manufacturing across Africa will be a profitable long-term investment for the U.S. For well over a decade, it has been increasingly difficult to find issues on which Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. can agree, but this is […]
“One who not only could offer good counsel, but dispatched it from a good heart. A soldier who not only fought the good fight and stayed the course, but who helped others navigate the battlefield as well.” It is an […]
May 25, 2017 Dear Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Please accept my warmest and most heartfelt congratulations on your thoroughly decisive election as director general of the World Health Organisation. Not only does Africa at long last have one of its […]
Rosa Whitaker, President and CEO of The Whitaker Group, in conjunction with Africa Invest, hosted a forum during the 2017 IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings at which African finance ministers presented their perspectives US investors, policymakers and opinion leaders.