Tag Archives: Africa rising

The New Gateway to Africa

Africa New Gateway When we think of the gateway to Africa it is often countries such as Ghana and South Africa, Rwanda or possibly Nigeria which come to mind as countries on the continent, but what about the UAE? The United Arab Emirates, or more specifically the city of Dubai? Known as a business hub […]

The “Africa” Agenda

By now those with an interest in Africa will be familiar with the rhetoric of Africa rising, the phenomenon that after decades of slow growth Africa is finally seeing growth and development, resulting in publications such the Economist revising their view of Africa as the hopeless continent, to Africa the rising continent, sparking debate on […]

46 Places to Go in 2013, Accra, Ghana is No 4#

The New York Times published it’s list of ‘the 46 Places to go in 2013‘, and number 4 on that list was Accra, the capital of Ghana in West Africa. Ghana has long had the reputation of being one of the most safe and stable countries on the African continent, in 2011 had the fastest […]

25 African Cities to Watch for Growth

Johannesburg Skyline, Wikipedia The 25 African cities to watch, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) identify the key growing economies within the African market in their report ‘Africa Cities Rising’. Tripoli, Libya Johannesburg, South Africa Cape Town, South Africa Durban, South Africa Khartoum, Sudan Tunis, Tunisia Algiers, Algeria Casablanca, Morocco Cairo, Egypt Alexandria, Egypt Lagos, Nigeria […]