Whisperings on African business developments & opportunities – February 2015

Africa Update

It is likely that there will be particular interest in the COTE D’IVOIRE ELECTIONS due to be held in October 2015. The mainly southern opposition party, Front Populaire Ivoirien (FDI) (of former prime minister Pascal N’Guessan) is calling for the release of some of its leaders from prison and the elimination of sanctions on the […]

Whisperings on African business developments & opportunities – October 2014

Africa Update

The AGRICULTURE SECTOR IN AFRICA is still lacking in agricultural input commodities.  Only five states (i.e. South Africa, Malawi, Kenya, Zimbabwe and Egypt) have seed industries which provide about twenty per cent of the continent’s requirements.  Eighty-five per cent of the fertilizer requirement is imported with South Africa and Morocco being the major producers.  However, […]