Art provides an ideal investment vehicle for portfolio diversity

When the public sits and notices the art market, it is usually when an anonymous buyer pays a mind-boggling sum to acquire a prized painting or sculpture. In 2020, global sales of art and antiques reached an estimated Sh5 trillion…

The $34 Investment That Fashioned A Career

By Motlabana Monnakgotla The small-towner started off as a model, then ventured into fashion, constructing Afro-urban clothing the unconventional way. Lebogang Makgale is a creative on a mission. In Johannesburg’s cultural and creative nerve center that is Newtown, a chic…

With proper investment in youth, Kenya’s potential for progress is unlimited

By Contributor By- Ruth Kagia and Siddharth Chatterjee Africa’s demographic boom has been hailed as its biggest promise for transforming the continent’s economic and social outcomes, but only if the right investments are made to prepare its youthful population for…

KIBONDE: Investment in Tanzania has increased rapidly

Tisikile Kibonde, the resident underwriter for the Africa Trade Insurance Agency, spoke to Beatrice Materu on strategies for attracting investment to Tanzania How would you describe the current investment environment in Tanzania? For more than 20 years, the country has…

Not Launching In Nigeria? How To Attract Investment In An Overlooked

Meghan McCormick There has been a clear and steep increase in venture investing in African companies. Much like in North America though, the majority of dollars are being invested in a few geographies while large swatches of the continent are…

Are junior miners an attractive option for investment?

What makes a mining company, especially one operating in Africa and especially a ‘junior’ attractive to for investment?  Ha.  Ask a dozen people – you’ll get a dozen answers. Ask a 100 people, a 100 investors, and you’ll get 200…