Africa

16th Africa International Housing Conference And Exhibition kicks off

The long-anticipated 16th Africa International Housing Show (AIHS), which is Africa’s largest construction and Exhibition event, kicked off on Monday. Over 15, 000 participants from Nigeria and beyond are expected to grace the annual event. About 450 companies will be at the conference to exhibit. Roughly 15 of them are foreign companies with great reputations, who have made and are still making a...

Open Budget Survey

South Africa tops Sub-Saharan Africa open budget survey, with Ghana placing second

Ghana was placed second next to South Africa in an open budget survey for Sub-Saharan Africa, conducted by the World Bank group.  The third was Uganda, which came within close striking distance of 61 points with a score of 53 percent, with both following South Africa which emerged first in the region with a score of 85 percent. The Open Budget Survey is an assessment of fiscal transparency,...

Africa Investment

CEO of Nigerian Exchange Group Plc, Oscar Onyema, calls for more investments In African Markets

The Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Exchange Group Plc (NGX), Mr Oscar Onyema, has called for more investments in Africa’s marketplace, submitting that the space is big enough for prospective investors. He said the fast-growing population, competitive market, and urbanization of Africa, which is expected to drive over 50 percent of citizens of the continent...

Africa

Is time running out for Africa to industrialize?

Despite efforts made by countries over the years to industrialize, Africa's share of global manufacturing remains negligible. Manufacturing has been touted as the key to unlocking productive jobs, bigger export revenues, and sustainable development. In 2019, Africa’s industrial GDP expanded by 17% to $731 billion, with the value-added of manufacturing surging by 39%, according to the African...

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