ThirdWay’s the Charm to Revitalise Africa’s Climate for Healthy Investment

Sustainability and ethical responsibility tied to entrenched values and deep expertise in the continent. Investment and advisory firm ThirdWay Partners launched in 2014 with the mission to radically alter the investment climate in Africa. The firm facilitates inclusive, sustainable development

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Société Générale Guinée – Guinean Gold: a Private Bank That Has Won Trust of Public

Société Générale Guinée has a century-and-a-half of history — and a go-ahead CEO who has overseen impressive growth. Société Générale Guinée was created in 1985 and is today the West African country’s leading private bank in terms of equity, credits,

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Oil North of 60: Africa Seeks to Cash in on Energy Crunch

Already jittery markets, largely without direction, are braced for a near-perfect storm as central banks taper their bond-buying sprees and shelling across the ‘line of separation’ in Ukraine intensifies – a possible, if not likely, presage to an all-out war

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Obituary – Wilbur Addison Smith (1933-2021): Lion of African Literature

A charming chauvinist, addicted to adventure, and in his personal life often as ruthless as the characters depicted in his fast-paced novels, Wilbur Addison Smith conquered the apex most writers quietly aspire to but seldom reach: the ability to ignore

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Shelter Afrique: Building Africa — One Roof at a Time

The great continent is facing a shortage of affordable housing — and that’s just one of the developmental challenges being tackled by Shelter Afrique. Africa’s housing scarcity is at crisis point due to rapid population growth and urbanisation. Governments and

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Lord Waverley and Paul Baker: The Promise, Potential and Pitfalls of Britain’s Relationship with Africa

The concept of Africa Rising is truer today than ever. Despite the pandemic disruption that has caused the continent’s first negative output growth in 27 years, Africa’s performance over the past decades has been remarkable. Many African countries have made

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PwC – Nigeria’s Local Government System: Challenges and Opportunities Abound

To most Nigerians, June 12, 1993 — Democracy Day — is a date that brings bitter-sweet memories. It is remembered as the date when, after 14 years of military rule, Nigerians participated in what are, to date, regarded as the

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PwC: South Africa Has an Unprecedented Opportunity to Capitalise on the Rapidly Developing Global Hydrogen Economy

Hydrogen can be a game changer for the South African economy. Opportunities exist for South Africa to partake in the global hydrogen economy but will depend largely on investments in renewable energy generation, as well as the development of a

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Thirdway Africa: ‘Thinking Anew’ about Alternatives and Innovations for Investment in Africa

In 2014, ThirdWay Africa set out to fundamentally change the investment landscape in Africa. The investment and advisory firm driving sustainable development was founded by Alejandro Tawil (Chairman) and Gonçalo Neves-Correia (CEO). They were seeking a new formula to better

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How the Super-rich Will Be Spending Their Money as Wealth Trends Fluctuate

As part of its upcoming 2020 Global Wealth Migration Review, New World Wealth examines the potential impact of coronavirus on the spending habits of millionaires.  According to New World Wealth, there are some 13 million high-net-worth individuals in the world

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