If a financial analyst offered you the chance to invest in a country that is expected to have economic growth of six to eight percent, almost all would be enticed by the offer. However, once you discovered the country was in the middle of sub-Saharan Africa, would this cause you to shy away from promising […]Read more "The Myth and the Reality of Investing in Africa"
To make an argument for this, one must understand the transitions many African countries are undergoing. Africa has the youngest population in the world, coupled with very few people of retirement age. This puts the continent in a unique position to grow. This is almost the complete opposite to many developed countries, who have seen […]Read more "How Can These Countries Experience Sustainable Growth?"
Investors may feel worried about placing their money overseas in countries they have little experience or understanding. However, if you look at an emerging economy, there are numerous industries to invest in. Thinking intuitively about what emerging economies need to sustain their growth rates, we can focus on industries that are absolutely vital to success […]Read more "What Industries are Safe to Invest in?"
China has taken advantage of the enormous infrastructure investment opportunities in places such as Kenya and Zambia. Unlike western societies such as the United States, who have taken more of a social and traditional aid role in Africa, China has been developing and nurturing massive infrastructural contracts that almost all African countries desperately need. One […]Read more "How China Perfected Long-Term Investing"
Investing directly on Africa stock exchanges is not the best choice for the common investor. Few of these exchanges even allow foreign investment and the market volatility is wild enough to worry even the most professional stock pickers. I suggest familiarizing yourself with African companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange(NYSE), the London Stock […]Read more "How to Invest in Africa"