Business in Africa - December

CONTENTS:

HOW CORRUPT IS AFRICA?
Transparency International says Africa is by far the most corrupt place on earth. Business in Africa magazine asked Ernst and Young forensic accountants to justify these worrying perceptions.

SA’s cash conundrum
South African white farmers own close to 86 percent of the land. White people constitute no more than 10 percent of the population. How long can this skewed land ownership be sustained?

Unleashing potential
Ethiopia is refocusing its economy towards previously untapped prospects

Nigeria on the verge
Nigeria is on the threshold of restructuring its decaying telecoms sector

Farmer's Bonanza
Wild price swings in the international cocoa market since a September military uprising in Ivory Coast, the world’s biggest producer, has raised the stakes for farmers, traders and chocolate manufacturers worldwide


BANKING
Financing Headache

Ghana's bankers and industrialists recently met in Accra to discuss the difficulties of finding finance for projects

New pastures
Ghana's bankers and industrialists recently met in Accra to discuss the difficulties of
finding finance for projects

CONFERENCE
AU discusses terror

Africa's demonstration of intent to join the global war against terrorism

POLITICS
Lessons for Africa
Botswana is Africa’s true success story

Promise of peace
Peace talks aimed at ending conflict in the Congo show positive signs

Fighting famine
Will Malawi ever achieve food security?


INVESTMENT
The Business of Africa
An investor narrates his experience of the continent

TRADE
Rock and ruin
A new diamond certification scheme is launched

TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Mobile momentum
Mobile technology is growing apace across the continent

TECHNOLOGY
Open-source software
Many end-users are reluctant to embrace open-source software as part of their IT strategies because they wrongly believe that it is poorly supported

MANAGEMENT
Entrepreneurial Back-up
One entrepreneur believes Back Office Support is vital to managing a successful small business

INFOTECH
Information is power, but is it so in Africa?
The talk about democracy in Africa is overlooking the real transformative power of information

ARTS
Larger than life

HOW CORRUPT IS AFRICA?

Transparency International says Africa is by far the most corrupt place on earth. Business in Africa magazine asked Ernst and Young forensic accountants to justify these worrying perceptions.

Read more ...

SA’S CASH CONUNDRUM

 

South African white farmers own close to 86 percent of the land. White people constitute no more than 10 percent of the population. How long can this skewed land ownership be sustained?

Read more...

UNLEASHING POTENTIAL

 

 

Ethiopia is refocusing its economy towards previously untapped prospects

Read more...

NIGERIA ON THE VERGE

Nigeria is on the threshold of restructuring its decaying telecoms sector

Read more...

FARMER'S BONANZA
Wild price swings in the international cocoa market since a September military uprising in Ivory Coast, the world’s biggest producer, has raised the stakes for farmers, traders and chocolate manufacturers worldwide

Read more...
FINANCING HEADACHE

Ghana's bankers and industrialists recently met in Accra to discuss the difficulties of finding finance for projects

Read more...

 

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