5 posts categorised "Africa Business Agenda"

01 December 2014

The agility dividend

By Edouard Messou, Territory Senior Partner for PwC in sub-Saharan Francophone Africa and Pierre-Antoine Balu, Partner with PwC France and PwC Francophone Africa A demographic boom, changing regulation, new consumer needs, the war for talent, disruptive technologies, urbanisation, new competitors… African companies are facing an accelerated pace of change. These...

17 November 2014

The digital revolution

By Mohammed Dembele, Telecoms Leader, PwC Francophone Africa Africa is currently undergoing a rapid and deep digital revolution. In our Africa CEO Survey, technology is at the top of African CEOs’ agendas, with 41% recognising technological advances as the most significant global megatrend that will transform their businesses over the...

27 October 2014

Key challenges to unlocking growth in Africa

By Noel Albertus, Advisory Leader, PwC Francophone Africa Innovation and growth are top of mind for African CEOs. More than 30% of them see product and service innovation as the key driver of short-term growth, ahead of increasing market share in new and existing markets and M&A initiatives. In Africa,...

12 October 2014

From recognising potential to achieving growth

By Edouard Messou, Territory Senior Partner, PwC Francophone Africa Market region Favourable growth prospects in Africa, especially in the context of the global economic crisis, have put the spotlight on Africa. We could not record the number of reports, press articles and top executive interviews over the past months alone...

06 October 2014

Public sector organisations need to get ‘fit for the future’

By Stanley Subramoney, Strategy Leader and Government & Public Services Leader, PwC South Africa In researching The Africa Business Agenda, we found that CEOs in Africa believe governments should create a business-friendly environment by improving the country’s infrastructure (68%), creating a skilled workforce (54%), ensuring financial sector stability and access...