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Africans investing in Africa

Author: Terence McNamee; Mark Pearson; Wiebe Boer
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Africans Investing in Africa explores intra-African trade and investment by showing how, where and why Africans invest across Africa; to identify the economic, political and social experiences that hinder or stimulate investment; and to highlight examples of pan-African investors. This book is the outcome of a project conceived in 2011 by the Johannesburg-based Brenthurst Foundation and the Lago-based Tony Elumelu  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Africans investing in Africa
(DLC) 2015013453
(OCoLC)908287043
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Terence McNamee; Mark Pearson; Wiebe Boer
ISBN: 9781137542809 1137542802
OCLC Number: 908852191
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Foreword / Tony Elumelu and Jonathan Oppenheimer --
Introduction / Paul Collier --
PART I: CROSS-CUTTTING ISSUES --
1. The Wangara Trading Network in Precolonial West Africa: An Early Example of Africans Investing in Africa / Moses E. Ochonu --
2. Why Governance Matters for Investment / John Endres --
3. Regional Economic Communities / Jacqueline Chimhanzi --
4. Transport Infrastructure / Mark Pearson --
5. The Growth of Continental African Brands / Nicholas J.W. Kühne --
6. Is it Time for Open Borders in Southern Africa? The Case for Free Labour Movement in SADC / Adrian Kitimbo --
PART II: SECTORS WITH AFRICAN CHAMPIONS --
7. Banking and the Financial Sector / Lite J. Nartey --
8. The Case of Cement / Lyal White --
9. The Fast-Moving Consumer Goods and Retail Sectors / Dianna Games --
10. Information and Communications Technologies / Bitange Ndemo and Muriuki Mureithi --
11. Entertainment and Media / Eric Kacou --
PART III: EMERGING PAN AFRICAN SECTORS --
12. A Case of Petroleum, Gas and Mining Sectors in East African Community Countries / Albert Butare --
13. Private Security / Stuart Doran --
14. The Private Sector's Role in Africa's Water Infrastructure / David A. Rice --
15. Transport and Logistics Sector / Mark Pearson --
16. Tourism and Travel / Terence McNamee and Daniella Sachs.
Responsibility: edited by Terence McNamee, Mark Pearson, Wiebe Boer.

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