What are investors afraid of when investing in Africa?
Ojvind KrabbeFounder AfricaPace
Some main aspects are corruption and non-transparent legislation. It is key to find the right partners - use all the time necessary to build a quality network.

Aug 30, 2011
 

African Infrastructure & Global Connections Inc.Consulting
Africa lacks the confidence, commitment and patience to build and mature its non-resource industries and the main reason is their refusal to invest (in technical training and compensation) in the new human capital coming from the rural hinterland.
Aug 31, 2011
 

ATIS LtdICT
Corruption, bureaucracy, unreliable resources, etc, etc but hey...i have invested here and trying to rise above all these..
Aug 31, 2011
 

Singa GungqisaTreasury Accountant Nelson Mandela Bay Metro
Good corporate governance is found lacking in most African markets
Sep 01, 2011
 

StraTarget - Marketing & Project Management ConsultingAgriculture
I believe unstable political climate, corruption and lack of a common economic structure across African and within the various monetory and economic unions/regions
Sep 18, 2011
 

Unstable political climate, corruption, lack of socio-economic features together with the lack of knowledge about the continent itself.
Sep 22, 2011
 

John Brandowceo Centurion Study Centre
"Africa" is relative. The question is much more complex than it seems.
Depending on the country and the prospective partners there are very lucrative investment opportunities in for one South Africa with a good financial (Lawyers, courts , banks etc) infrastructure
Sep 22, 2011
 

Deon BinnemanOwner/Independent Speaker & Consultant REPUCOMM
0 point. Voted up by Coinbank
The reputation of Africa as a destination for investment is not a good one.

Lack of ethics, compliance and corruption is not conducive to influencing investment. We are our own worst enemy.
Aug 30, 2011
 
 
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