Thursday, June 14, 2018

The state of African economies unravelled

By Professor Landry Signé This year’s Spring Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group were full of thought-provoking discussions...

The IMF has altered its outlook on Africa, this is what’s...

By Jacques Nel The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its World Economic Outlook (WEO) report for April 2018. Entitled “Cyclical Upswing, Structural Change”, the largely positive...

Could Nigeria’s music industry do as much for the economy as...

Nigeria’s music industry has made significant strides over the last two decades, and is now arguably the most vibrant music sector in Africa. It...

Making affordable housing a reality in Kenya

The Kenyan government’s aim of building one million affordable homes in five years, if successful, could ignite a lagging real estate sector, and place...

Public Art Displays, Galleries, Festivals and Africa’s brewing Art boom

The display of visual art is a seasoned activity dated to the classical era, when commissioned works of art were mostly displayed privately in...

Roaring to life: growth and innovation in African retail banking

The McKinsey Global Banking (www.McKinsey.com) practice has today published a new report on African Retail Banking - Roaring to life: Growth and innovation in African...

Decline in political uncertainty projected to boost Kenya’s GDP growth

The report, commissioned by ICAEW and produced by partner and forecaster Oxford Economics, provides an analysis of the African continent's economic performance. The report...

Kenya’s Real Estate Market set to bounce back In 2018

In 2018, Kenya will set the agenda for the region's real estate sector says the East Africa Property Investment (EAPI) Summit’s managing director Kfir...