By Guest on April 4, 2012
We take a look at the views of Charles Brewer of DHL Express and Wayne Hartman of Engen petroleum about the dynamics of African development. While it is not uncommon to come across lots of challenges throughout the continent, these problems can be overcome.
Africa’s challenges are not unmanageable, says DHL and Engen
Jaco Maritz- March 8,2012
Speaking at the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum in Cape Town last week, managers from both DHL and Engen identified Africa’s weak transport infrastructure as a major challenge of operating on the continent. Both, however, said that managing this and the continent’s other difficulties are not impossible.…
By George Bamu on February 12, 2009
U.S. President Barack Obama has called it “the worst financial crisis in our life time”. You can call anything you like; the crisis of a generation, the trickle-down effects of the sub-prime mortgage lending mess, the multiplier effect of a cascading landslide or whatever, but the global financial crisis is hitting not only the United States but all countries around the world.
It may not be a great depression, or anything similar to the 1972 oil shock or even the 1987 stock market crash, but the culmination of these economic events have implications for today’s internet generation unlike the 1930’s, 1970’s or 1990’s.…
By George Bamu on August 12, 2006
Here’s a mix of reasons, ideas in Industries, Jobs and Financing .
Publsihed both in the Denver Urban Spectrum and the African Vibes Magazine.
If you plan a trip to Africa anytime soon, think about how a few of your dollars could easily turn into profitable investment for the long term. The major indexes and stock exchanges around the world now see Africa as the next big thing in the emerging new markets sector. The chances are, the next time you talk to your stock broker or attempt to pick new funds in emerging markets or try to diversity your portfolio and risks of sorts, your shares could be from sectors in Mali, Malawi, South Africa, Rwanda or Nigeria.…