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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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.