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Hotels in Africa: Where to Build Them?

VENTURES AFRICA – The race to build hotels in Africa has never been bigger than it is today. Global hotel chain Marriot International’s recent announcement of a $1.5 billion Africa expansion pl...
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Are You A Gambler?

VENTURES AFRICA – If you have the dubious pleasure of discussing gambling with a gambling addict he will tell you that he can win. He will tell you exactly what he is going to do to make it hap...
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Can Africa Move Away From Aid To Trade?

VENTURES AFRICA – What should it do to attract more private equity and how can it convert the illicit financial flows to funds for domestic resource mobilization, climate change and conflict re...
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The Quest For Sustainable Value In Growth

VENTURES AFRICA – For the last two years, particularly at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Cape Town in 2013, the emphasis on sustainable growth. Let’s face it, the face of business has change...
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EAC Trade Climbed To $5.5bn In Last Decade

VENTURES AFRICA – Over the past eight years, intra‐regional trading within the East African Community (EAC) has grown from $2 billion in 2005 to $5.5 billion in 2013; this has been directly lin...