Forget South Africa, Nigeria is growing at such a fast rate, in fact, economists expect Nigeria to overtake SA and become Africa's biggest economy. Don't wait for that to happen before you invest in Nigeria. Here's a home-grown smart investment you can make today…
“Economists expect Nigeria, already the continent's most populous nation and largest oil producer, to overtake South Africa ... ››› more
Millions of South Africans have packed their bags and taken their knowledge, skills and families to other countries, never to return to South Africa. I don't blame them and I don't judge them. They're leaving because they want to protect their families and their wealth.
While I can't help you with your personal security, I CAN help you protect and grow your wealth.
Today, I'm going to show... ››› more
Just imagine walking out of your holiday house onto the beach and it's just you on the unspoilt, white sand.
There are no people fighting for a piece of the sun…
There's no litter...
The turquoise sea is so clear, it's perfect for snorkelling, diving or just lazing in the African sun.
It's paradise. And it's less than five hours away…
Even better, when you look inland, there are... ››› more
It's official - Nigeria's GDP is now 60% larger than South Africa's, making it by far the largest on the continent.
A sceptic might think the doubling of its economy is from 'cooking the books'. In fact, it's the opposite. It's the old numbers that were dodgy.
And because these true figures have now surfaced it's caused investors to wonder: is Nigeria the new investment hotspot of Africa?... ››› more
There's no denying banks have a negative outlook at the moment. Especially South African banks. Most of our big four have had their credit ratings downgraded in recent months. But ratings agency Fitch has offered them advice to enhance their long-term earnings prospects. Here's how to take advantage of it…
When ABSA reported its earnings for the season a few weeks ago, they were so dismal tha... ››› more
Nigeria's set to vastly expand its investment opportunities, largely due to its most profitable commodity - oil. It's Petroleum Industry Bill has been years in the making, but there's hope that Oil Minister Alison Diezani Alison-Madueke will get discussion flowing so that the Bill is finalised soon. With it, investment is set to flow into the country - make sure you don't miss out!
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The Kenyan presidential election has finally drawn to a close, with Uhuru Kenyatta declared the winner. There were fears of a repeat of the violence that broke out in the last big election, but this round was much more peaceful. In fact, Kenya could just be Africa's next top investment hotspot - here's why...
With Kenya’s new president finally elected with hardly any reports of violence durin... ››› more
Investors tend to pull back when its election time. Take the recent Italian election for example - it put strain on the entire European economy as investors were uncertain of the effect it would have on the euro. Africa is no different. Right now, tourists are wary of visiting Kenya. It's election time there and tourists are holding back due to fears of a repeat of the violence that broke out in t... ››› more
Are you looking for a new investment hotspot? Finland is a top choice. A report released on Thursday by the Fraser Institute shows that its mining industry is one of the top ones around the world - it's stable, consistently produces and isn't affected by labour disputes. Added to this, Investopedia says Finland has a pristine sovereign debt record - all the more signs of a healthy economy. Here's ... ››› more
When you think about investing offshore, you probably think about investing your money in Europe or the US. In fact, few investors even consider what economies closer to home have to offer. But that's all changing. Africa's the next big investment hotspot you need to invest in. Here's why you need to consider investing in Africa today… When you think about investing offshore, you probably think ... ››› more
Emerging market economies are the top destinations for global expansion, according to the latest Grant Thornton International Business Report. But South Africa hasn't been keeping pace with its fellow emerging market economies due to fears that ongoing strike action and rising prices will cause inflation to rise. That's why as an investor, you'll do better investing offshore than you will by inves... ››› more
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