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Nappies and other disposable goods – Are there economic opportunities in this waste generating industry?

Global leaders came out of the UN Climate Change Conference COP26, with a number of goals to decrease carbon emissions, but waste management and recycling, jointly referred to as waste...

EgyptFinancial Institutions

Banking sector in Egypt: An important cog in the wheel of economic development

Banks have always had the privilege of some kind of special status in economies. They are the custodians of citizens’ savings and funds, so they are highly regulated and supervised....

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Energy & WaterGreen EnergySouth Africa

Innovation in Energy. From an Obscure Commodity to an Attractive Star Performer?

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MiningSouth Africa

Manufacture of Basic Precious & Non-Ferrous Metals in South Africa

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AquafarmingSouth Africa

Ocean & Coastal fishing and Aquaculture in South Africa

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Egypt

Egypt-Snapshot

Egypt is situated in North Africa with 2,900km of coastline on the Mediterranean Sea, which links to the Red Sea through the Suez Canal. With GDP of US$363bn in 2020,...

Food & BeverageMoroccoRetail

Wholesale and Retail sector in Morocco
Is income equality enough for the developing countries?

One of the most popular movies of all times “Casablanca” with Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman put Morocco on the map, and gave viewers a feel of what North Africa...

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Algeria – Snapshot

Algeria is a North African country with a 1,600km coastline on the Mediterranean. It has a GDP of US$145bn and a population of 44 million of which just over 500,000...

CountriesIndustriesRetailSouth Africa

South Africans embracing online shopping – COVID-19’s unexpected spin-off

Before the Covid-19 pandemic, the 4th industrial revolution was just bubbling along. The pandemic fast tracked its adoption and forced even the most sceptical shoppers to find solutions to their...

CountriesIndustriesMiningSouth Africa

Manufacture of Basic Precious & Non-Ferrous Metals in South Africa

Responsibility beyond legality The mining and manufacturing of basic precious non-ferrous metals industry remains very important to the South African economy, having had a sterling performance during the pandemic. It...

CountriesIndustriesSouth AfricaTourism and Travel

Travel Agencies, Tour Operators & Related Services

With one bird in hand, can South Africa catch the other 10? Reading the latest WoW report on travel and tourism is refreshing. It tells a story of an industry...