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The eCommerce Africa Confex evolution

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

In 2016, global eCommerce sales are expected to reach just shy of $2 trillion; Africa represents only about 2% of this. What is driving the eCommerce environment in Africa however, is the continuing rise of mobile connectivity and the rapid development of FinTech products. Just over 80% of African adults do not have access to […]

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 25 July 2016

Monday, July 25th, 2016

After last session’s healthy gain, the Ai40 Index stumbled slightly, losing 0.44 points over the past week. The previous session’s value of 93.85 dropped by 0.47% to close on a value of 93.41. Nigeria’s banks had a bad week of it, taking four of the five bottom positions on the Index, and not even a […]

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 18 July 2016

Monday, July 18th, 2016

The markets righted themselves slightly after the volatility of the past few weeks. The Ai40 Index gained back over two points to end the week at a value of 93.85, up 2.54% (2.33 points) from last week’s close of 91.52. Anglo American led the attack, thanks to a recovery in the copper, coal and diamond […]

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 11 July 2016

Monday, July 11th, 2016

It’s been a frustrating period for African markets; the gains that the Ai40 Index was slowly working up over the past couple of months have been wiped out in just three weeks. Brexit fallout fears have been responsible for much of the losses, but Nigerian stocks in particular dragged the Index down over the past […]

African Presidents to meet at NASDAQ-Africa investor Summit in New York

Friday, July 8th, 2016

Johannesburg, South Africa; New York, USA; 8 July 2016: Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications group, today announced that, together with the UN Office of the Special Advisor on Africa (OSAA) and the Global Partnerships Forum (GPF), Ai will be hosting its annual high-level African Heads of State Investment Dialogue at the […]

The Africa investor USA Roadshow Awards 2016 - LAST CALL FOR ENTRIES!

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

The Ai Investment & Business Leader Awards 2016 & Ai Capital Markets Index Series Awards 2016
Recognising African investment success stories: Send In Your Entries Today for One or Both Awards!

The Global African Investment Summit COMESA & Government of Rwanda Programme Launched

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Summit topics and keynote speaker announced
London, 04-07-16 - The Global African Investment Summit COMESA & Government of Rwanda (TGAIS – COMESA Rwanda), today launched their eagerly awaited summit programme. The inaugural event will be taking place in Kigali, Rwanda on 5th and 6th September 2016.

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