African agriculture continues to draw high investor interest

In association with African Business Magazine, market leaders in providing country supplements, industry reports and market intelligence on Africa. Find out more +   The trade and investment landscape in Africa has continued to draw interest from lenders, particularly in West Africa, with notable changes in origination strategies. In Q1 2021, Orbitt reported a 26% […]

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Africa Deal Tracker April 2021

In association with African Business Magazine, market leaders in providing country supplements, industry reports and market intelligence on Africa. Find out more +   Deal news   TPG fund to invest $191m in Airtel  Airtel Africa is set to sell an undisclosed minority stake in its pan-African mobile money business to private equity firm TPG […]

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Africa’s common markets compete for trade and investment

SPECIAL REPORT: Exclusive to Orbitt readers Africa’s regional economic communities, common markets, and currency unions will be crucial to drive a post-pandemic recovery and boost intra-regional trade under the continent’s new free trade pact. While some regional blocs in the East and West are better suited to accelerate integration and take advantage of new trade […]

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How the Digital Economy can bring out the best of the AfCFTA

The eagerly awaited African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), formally under way in January 2021, sets out to boost intra-African trade for goods, services, investment, and intellectual property. At the same time, the impact of rapidly accelerating digital transformation across key sectors such as agriculture, finance and healthcare necessitates a holistic and digitally driven approach […]

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