Bilateral-Trade1

Mauritius Trade Deficit Contracts

VENTURES AFRICA – Mauritius’ trade shortfall contracted 18.8 percent to 5.65 billion rupees in September this year compared to a year ago, Statistics Mauritius said on Friday. This has be...
African brands

Expanding Your Brand Across Africa

VENTURES AFRICA – Many companies talk about expanding into Africa. It’s the next obvious frontier. However, it would be wrong to assume that a week’s visit to Nigeria for example, w...
World Markets

Rand Steadies As World Markets Recover

VENTURES AFRICA – The South African rand was steadier in late trade on Monday after it was bid at R8.82 (about $1) from last Friday’s close of R8.85. But analysts did not think the local curren...
Old-Mutual-

Old Mutual Acquires Aiva

VENTURES AFRICA – Old Mutual acquired a majority stake in AIVA, the Latin American distribution business, for an undisclosed sum, the JSE and London-listed life insurer said on Monday. This acq...
AFRICA-INVEST

The 5 Largest Economies In Africa

VENTURES AFRICA examines the 5 largest economies in Africa; No African nation has yet joined the ranks of the developed nations in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), b...