Africa

The list below is a collection of articles that refer to, mention or discuss Africa.

Kenya Government Angry At Travel Alert

An international travel alert warning tourists and expats to stay away from trouble spots in Kenya has triggered ‘shock and concern’ from the government. Kenya relies heavily on income from rich Western tourists, but a number of countries, including the UK, have posted security notices about travelling too much of the country. The UK Foreign … Read more

Cyclone Pam Rips Through Pacific Islands

The latest in a series of increasingly regular and severe tropical storms has ripped through the Pacific leaving a path strewn with damaged buildings and casualties. Cyclone Pam’s 210 mph winds have ripped through flimsy shacks after carving a path of destruction across the islands of Fiji, New Guinea and Vanuatu. Unconfirmed reports put the … Read more

New Frontiers Open Up For Investors

New opportunities in frontier markets are bleeping on the radar of investors seeking ever higher returns. Industry analysts report a spike in interest in these new frontiers with markets in Africa attracting most attention – especially Nigeria. Geopolitics is a factor that weighs heavily on selecting frontier markets as the politics in Africa are volatile … Read more