31
OCT
2014

The Inaugural Global African Investment Summit convenes in London

The Global African Investment Summit (TGAIS) ends on positive note as record numbers of bankable projects in Africa are presented to international investors in London. The inaugural TGAIS, convened in London on 20-21 October, has brought together 500 delegates encompassing;...
31
OCT
2014

Akufo-Addo to Face President Mahama Again in 2016

Veteran politician, Nana Akufo-Addo has been selected by the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) for the third time as its presidential candidate.  On 18 October 2014, the NPP held its long awaited congress to decide on its flagbearer choice for the 2016 presidential election....
30
OCT
2014

African Capital Markets: Perceptions and Ebola

African capital markets have been showing positive signs of development in recent years. Backed by the continent’s strong macro fundamentals, high growth and improvements in regulations and business standards, global interest in this fast growing region has picked up and activity...
30
OCT
2014

Lynda, Baroness Chalker of Wallasey, Chairman of Africa Matters Ltd pays tribute to the late President Sata

I join the Government and people of Zambia in mourning the untimely death of His Excellency President Michael Sata, a patriot who served his nation with diligence and foresight. May I convey my condolences to Acting President, H.E. Guy Scott, the Government and the people of...
27
OCT
2014

Nigeria’s 2015 Elections will Reinforce Democratic Rule

Nigeria is often described by domestic and international commentators as a “hard place to govern”. It is an interesting comment that succinctly highlights the diverse factors that have an influence on affairs in Nigeria. The national elections, scheduled for February 2015 are...
23
OCT
2014

The latest Boko Haram ceasefire agreement – An Analysis

The head of Nigeria’s military services, Air Vice Marshal Alex Badeh, has announced the signing of a ceasefire agreement between the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Islamist insurgent group, often referred to as Boko Haram. Understandably, this latest announcement has been...
20
OCT
2014

EVENT: The Global African Investment Summit, London

20 & 21 October 2014, London The inaugural TGAIS, convened in London on 20-21 October, has brought together 500 delegates encompassing; pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, private equity firms, asset managers, international banks, and the professional services to review...