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New Internet Society report highlights how Africa can benefit more from the Internet economy

Many African countries have made significant progress towards creating an Internet sector, with broad reforms that focus on increasing broadband availability.  There have been further successes within countries in developing online platforms, fostering growth of local companies and increasing the incentive to go online– says a new report launched today by the Internet Society (www.InternetSociety.org), a global non-profit dedicated to ensuring the open development, evolution and use of the Internet. read more

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World Bank Doing Business report on Nigeria fantastic

World Bank Doing Business report on Nigeria fantastic, & is proof that Buhari administration’s reforms are working, says Osinbajo read more

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Best’s Special Report: The Role of Protectionism in Emerging EMEA Insurance Markets

An open and competitive reinsurance market is vital for risk-transfer and market development, according to a new special report by A.M. Best, which assesses the various protectionist measures in key emerging economies across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
The Best’s Special Report, titled “The Role of Protectionism in Emerging EMEA Insurance Markets,” focuses on the impact of measures particularly in the insurance markets of the Commonwealth of Independent States, the Middle East and North Africa, and Sub-Saharan Africa. It highlights the risks of protectionism actions and possible implications to the financial strength of (re)insurers operating in these markets. read more

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GSMA Publishes New Report on Mobile-Enabled Digital Transformation in Ghana

GSMA, DFID, Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications, Ghanaian Government and UNDP to Work Together to Harness the Power of Mobile to Deliver Life-Enhancing Services and Support the SDGs in Ghana read more

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South Africa: Industrialisation and transformation key in driving provincial economies

The report focussed on industrial developments in different provinces and the implementation of the Special Economic Zones (SEZ), Industrial Parks and Black Industrialists programmes read more

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World Bank report on PPPs in power transmission in Africa presented at Future Energy Central Africa in Yaoundé next week

Regional energy ministers to debate energy reforms in opening session

 “The Linking up: Public-Private Partnerships in Power Transmission in Africa’ report has a very simple message: the private sector is already actively involved in power generation in Africa, and the same could happen in the transmission sector as has happened in other parts of the world under what we are calling the independent power transmission (IPT) model.” read more

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The 2017 edition of the Africa Country Benchmark Report (ACBR)

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McKinsey’s latest report on Africa-China economic partnership challenges previous beliefs

China is Africa’s largest economic partner. Yet it has been a challenge to understand the full extent of the partnership due to a dearth of data. A new report by McKinsey Africa (www.McKinsey.com) finds that its involvement is bigger and more multifaceted than previous studies suggest. read more

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50 Kenyan companies listed in London Stock Exchange Group’s inaugural ‘Companies to Inspire Africa’ report

Collectively, Kenyan companies make up 14 per cent of the total number of companies in the report, one of the highest concentrations of high growth companies in Africa read more

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Living the FATCA life in Africa: New U.S. tax regulations add to burden of compliance on financial institutions across Africa