Tag: foreign investment

Zim billionaire Masiyiwa to bid for Ethiopian telecoms licence

Telecommunications group Econet is reportedly looking to acquire a license in Ethiopia which is opening up industry to foreign investment for the first time. Sabelo Dlamini, Senior Research and consulting Manager at International Data Corporation joins CNBC Africa for more.

Nigeria seeks to attract foreign investment, boost tourism with new Visa policy

Nigeria has rolled out a new visa policy, which President Muhammadu Buhari says will improve the business environment, attract foreign investment and boost tourism without compromising national security. James Sunday, the Deputy Comptroller of Immigration and Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Immigration Service joins CNBC Africa to breakdown the features of the new policy.

Here’s what Nigeria needs to boost foreign direct investment

There are a few things Nigeria can do to pull in foreign direct investment.

African FDI on the rise – report

According to EY’s latest Africa Attractiveness report, foreign investment projects in Africa have grown by 6.2 per cent from their lowest level in a decade. Graham Thompson, Africa Knowledge Leader at EY joins CNBC Africa to unpack the numbers.

Why Ethiopia and Somalia are jointly investing in four seaports on the Red Sea

MOGADISHU, June 16 (Reuters) - Somalia and Ethiopia announced they were jointly investing in four seaports to attract foreign investment to their two countries, the latest move in a tussle for access...

Explainer: Why foreign investment may not be the answer for Africa’s energy needs

Foreign investment in sub-Saharan Africa’s power sector has reached a record-high.

One releases 2017 DATA Report: Financing the African Century

One releases 2017 DATA Report: Financing the African Century

A new era for South Africa’s Treasury

The new Minister of Finance becomes the fourth official to lead Treasury in just under two years.