Nigerian $5.8 billion hydropower deal

Nigerian $5.8 billion hydropower deal
According to CNN, a group of Chinese state owned construction  companies have been awarded a contract by the Nigerian government to build the largest power plant in the country. It is a 3,050 megawatt hydroelectric power plant with 4 large dams (50-150m tall) in Taraba state, Northern Nigeria. It will be completed in the next...

African Entrepreneurship : 5 Things you ought to know

African Entrepreneurship : 5 Things you ought to know
Recently Africa has been the focus of the global market, people are starting to realise “Africa is the future”. Many African countries have experienced rapid economic growth in the 21st Century. There is also  rise in Entrepreneurship and foreign investments. Africans in other parts of the world are returning home with hopes of starting a...

The Rise of Africa’s Tech Industry 1

The Rise of Africa’s Tech Industry  1
About a year ago, Mark Zuckerberg visited tech companies in Lagos, Nigeria. Zuckerberg and his wife donated $24 million to a tech company called Andela. According to the Africa Business website, Andela trains software developers and has a branch in Lagos and in Nairobi. Some people believe Zuckerberg’s visit to Lagos and his $24 million investment have helped to...

Incredible Business Opportunities in Africa 1

Incredible Business Opportunities in Africa 1
Real Estate There has been a boom in the real estate market in Africa in the last 10 years despite the fact that 2016 was a tough year for many African economies (e.g. Nigerian economy). This is due to the rapid increase in population and urbanisation in sub-Saharan Africa. There has been an economic growth...

Kenya’s Garden City

Kenya’s Garden City
The garden city is a $540 million project located 9km from the Central Business District in Nairobi, Kenya. It is East Africa’s first integrated residential, retail and office development area; comprising of the largest retail malls, offices, a central park, and over 400 residential units. The largest solar paneled carport in Africa is located on...