African Investment and Business Reaching New Highs

Google Search Trends Rising for African Investment and Starting Business in Africa Sure it is not a measure of success or profit, but Google search trends are a real measure of interest in a subject by the millions of web researchers who punch in search terms every day. I am not going to say much […]

Investing in Africa

There is more than one way to do it Over the last dozen, or so, months I have written many blog posts, tweets and contributed to LinkedIn group discussions urging readers to invest in Africa.  When I use the words investment+Africa, I receive more likes, re-tweets and comments than I do with other keywords or […]

E-agriculture Gets Gift From Nigerian Government

Entrepreneurs and technology innovators in the field of e-agriculture have been given a gift by the Nigerian government.  For those of you not familiar with the term, e-agriculture refers to the “enhancement of agricultural and rural development through improved information and communication processes” (Wikipedia). E-Agriculture Gift PUNCH magazine’s December 17, 2012 quotes the Nigerian Minister […]

African Investment – Not a Unique Risk

This morning I have listened to coverage of the World Economic Forum, particularly a panel discussion “DeRisking Africa.”   I urge all readers to view the entire 51 min. discussion of African investment yourself.  I just want to make some brief observations. South African President, Jacob Zuma, began his contribution with an objection to the topic […]

African Entrepreneurs Face Fear of Investors

Despite the favorable demographic freight train and a mounting portfolio of profitable innovations by African entrepreneurs many investors remain skittish about entering into ventures on the continent.  Such investors assume that Africa remains filled with unstable governments, wide-spread corruption, and wars.  Most of those conditions are gone, or in decline. African Entrepreneurs Fear too What […]

2 African Diaspora Sites Making a Difference

While doing the research each day to keep abreast of the latest developments in African investments, entrepreneurship and partnerships, I am often impressed by the number of Africans living outside the continent who are having an impact on current developments of Africa.  I want to share with you two websites that I have come across […]

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