4 posts categorised "West Africa"

20 October 2016

Raising Money in the Nigerian Capital Markets

By Darrell McGraw, Omobolanle Adekoya, Toyin Ogunlowo and Alice Tomdio, PwC Nigeria According to Nigeria’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Nigeria’s GDP for the second quarter of 2016 contracted by 2.06% to record its lowest growth rate in three decades. This negative growth has caused companies to seek ways to...

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...

02 September 2014

Why Africa, Why Now?

By Paul Cleal, Partner, Chair of Africa Business Group The positive phrase Africa Rising is now almost as common as the negative images we used to see about Africa throughout most of the previous several decades. Civil wars, coups d'état, natural disasters and famines seemed to be the only news...

27 August 2014

The war for talent, a key challenge for african CEOs

By Edouard Messou, Territory Senior Partner, PwC Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa African economies have been transformed since the 80s. Today, Africa has become the "ultimate frontier" to conquer and the growth rates seen in many countries continue to attract investors. For historical reasons during their development, certain countries have been faced...