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Forwards, backwards

Zimbabwe: ‘indigenisation’ A law aimed at forcing local majority ownership of firms runs into economic reality and hardline nationalism at the same time By Owen Gagare The Zimbabwean government has...

Former golden child

South Africa: policy failure Africa’s most sophisticated economy faces global headwinds, but problematic governance compounds its challenges By Rob Jeffrey and Johannes Jordaan The South African...

Losing confidence

Losing confidence

Madagascar: wrangling blocks investment A precarious stability in this island nation has not restored investor interest By Emilie Filou On November 19th last year, a group of potential investors...

Opportunity knocks

Opportunity knocks

Kenya: accelerating investment growth This East African country is enjoying a boom in foreign investment, but corruption and political instability still pose risks By Mark Kapchanga Kenya is on...