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Africa is becoming increasingly attractive to retailers

Tapping into Africa's fast growing consumer market, African-focused trading firm CFAO Group has signed up five French retail brands that will open shops in its malls across the continent.

The African middle class is expanding rapidly on the back of strong economic growth

Young population a goldmine for sub-Saharan countries: UN

The demographic shifts taking place in the developing world are opening a window for economic growth. In particular, countries in sub-Saharan Africa can realise an exponential 'demographic dividend' is they invest heavily in their young populations, according to the latest The State of World Population report.


Infrastructure development key to unlocking Africa’s potential

The issue of infrastructure development received a lot of attention during the recent G20 Leaders’ Summit in Brisbane, Australia, and the establishment of a Global Infrastructure Hub will accelerate infrastructure investment, particularly in Africa, according to Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

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