13 posts categorised "Anglophone"

26 April 2015

Business in Nigeria Post Election

By Mary Iwelumo, Partner and Head of Strategy and Operations, PwC West Africa Finally, Nigeria’s presidential election is over! Free, fair and peaceful were some of the words the global community used to describe the elections which made history when the incumbent administration conceded defeat. However, a long road still...

13 April 2015

My Africa narrative

By Jon Little, Director, PwC Africa Security, PwC Kenya I have been visiting Africa for over 18 years, either as a tourist, a British army officer or as a corporate security professional and I have been fortunate to live in Kenya for over three years. Along with many Africans in...

23 March 2015

Consulting: Staying Relevant in a Changing World

By Mary Iwelumo, Partner, PwC Nigeria Life is changing faster than anyone ever imagined and industry players are learning to embrace change in a dynamic world. Factors such as regulation, globalization, technology and consumer behavior continuously demand changes within our environment, particularly the business environment. The consulting industry is not...

17 February 2015

African IPO market realises strong numbers in 2014

By Andrew Del Boccio, Associate Director, Capital Markets, PwC South Africa and Alice Tomdio, Manager, Capital Markets, PwC US Africa is forecasted to continue growing at rates of between 4-5 percent over the next few years, driven by infrastructure development, international demand for exports and an emerging African middle class....

05 February 2015

The power of two

By Richard Ferguson, PwC Agribusiness advisor The collapse in oil prices in recent months has significant implications for the agriculture sector across many African nations. Much of the “Africa rising” narrative can be attributed to a strong demand for natural resources and the corresponding capital flows that have swollen government...

14 December 2014

Africa: The Future and Optimism

By Paul Cleal, Partner, Chair of Africa Business Group At a recent event I presented to a large group of relatively new joiners here at PwC about Africa and how our work fits very well with our firm’s purpose: building trust in society and solving important problems. In particular on...

04 November 2014

Impact of Kenya-Mauritius treaty on US Multinational companies

By Emuesiri Agbeyi, Director, International Tax Services – Africa Desk, PwC US The Mauritius and Kenya parliaments ratified the double-taxation treaty between Mauritius and Kenya on May 23, 2014. Kenya already had in-force treaties with the United Kingdom, Canada, Denmark, Norway, India, Sweden, Zambia, France and Germany The Kenya-Mauritius treaty...

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,...

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...

22 September 2014

Equal pay for equal work is introduced in South Africa: Lessons from the UK experience

By Tilly Harries, Employment Lawyer and Natalie Dye, Employment Lawyer On 1 August 2014, President Zuma declared the coming into effect of the Employment Equity Amendment Act. Described by the President as a “key achievement for women”, the new law will allow female employees in South Africa to demand the...