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 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.
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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