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Tanzania Among Top Best Countries For Investment In Africa

Tanzania Among Top Best Countries For Investment In Africa

Tanzania has featured in a list of top ten most attractive for investment flowing destination into African continent, emerging the only state from East Africa bloc. According to Africa Investment Index 2016, Tanzania was slotted on position eight ahead of Namibia and Burkina Faso, but below Algeria (on position 7), Cote d’Ivoire (6) and Zambia (5). […]

Regional Partners Pledge Billions In Help For Tunisia

Regional Partners Pledge Billions In Help For Tunisia

Qatar said it would provide $1.25 billion in aid to shore up Tunisia’s post-revolution economy as regional and Western partners pledged extensive financial backing at an investment conference on Tuesday. The money from Qatar, announced by the emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, is the biggest single offer of aid to Tunisia since a 2011 […]

FG, Singapore Sign Historic Investment Pact

FG, Singapore Sign Historic Investment Pact

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah yesterday in Abuja signed a landmark investment guarantee pact, on behalf of the federal government with the government of Singapore. It also emerged yesterday that the total banking sector credit to the private sector rose to N16.18 billion in the third quarter (Q3) of the […]

Tanzania: Dar Urged To Tackle Issues On Investment Climate

Tanzania: Dar Urged To Tackle Issues On Investment Climate

 Tanzania should immediately address challenges highlighted in recent reports on the investment climate and ease of doing business, stakeholders have advised. Reports released recently by the Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF), the World Bank and the European Union (EU) have identified areas that should be reformed if the country expects to improve the business environment […]

EAC Women Business Leaders Call for More Support

EAC Women Business Leaders Call for More Support

Regional governments have been urged to give more support to women in business to enhance entrepreneurship and ensure equitable and sustainable development. Mary Muthoni, the chairperson of Women in Business Committee at Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI), said women entrepreneurs have limited access to affordable credit, and lack skills required to provide […]

AU Appeals To Countries To Increase Contribution

AU Appeals To Countries To Increase Contribution

The African Union has called on African countries to increase their contributions to the union in order to reduce reliance on external funding. The AU Commissioner for Economic Affairs, Anthony Mothae Maruping, told The New Times, yesterday, that by increasing contributions to the body, countries would also impact on their decision-making process. Mothae, who was […]

Investors Are Flocking To Gold And Other Safe Havens After Brexit Vote

Investors Are Flocking To Gold And Other Safe Havens After Brexit Vote

As global markets plummeted on Friday after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, investors sought shelter where they could find it. There was a stampede into so-called safe haven assets, including gold, government bonds and certain currencies. The “Brexit” decision stunned investors around the world, and led to a flurry of overnight trades […]

Bill Gates Is Betting On This Investment As A Way To Fight Extreme Poverty

Bill Gates Is Betting On This Investment As A Way To Fight Extreme Poverty

From the top of the World Trade Center and with dozens of chickens squawking in the background, Bill Gates announced his foundation’s new initiative to help provide 100,000 chickens to families living in extreme poverty. Gates will distribute the chickens to people living on less than $2 a day in a range of countries, focusing particularly […]

Nigeria Is a Successful Investment Destination ~ Jadesimi

Nigeria Is a Successful Investment Destination ~ Jadesimi

Dr. Amy Jadesimi is the Managing Director of Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base (LADOL), an oil and gas fabrication and multi-logistics services, operating in LADOL Free Zone, in Lagos. A member of the 2015 Advisory Board for the United Nations Development Programme’s “Africa Human Development Report,” she started her professional career at Goldman Sachs and […]

10 Ways To Invest Money While You Have A Full-Time Job

10 Ways To Invest Money While You Have A Full-Time Job

Most of us don’t necessarily love the jobs we have. We all had wonderful plans for ourselves growing up. But our jobs pay, so here we are. But wouldn’t you just want to break away from all this charade? Do the things you’ve always wanted to do? Sure, who wouldn’t? But that requires money, the […]