There’s a new energy sweeping through the Continent. Forbes Magazine has regarded Africa as the “Final Investment Frontier”. The Economist in a more robust description, termed the continent as the “Hottest Frontier”. The “Lions on the Move” are now “Lions go[ne] Digital”. Africa, is, after all, the place to be when it comes to investment.
According to the World Economic Forum, Sub-Saharan Africa will see GDP grow by 35.7 per cent by 2017 to US$ 1.9 trillion. Further, it is estimated that more than half of Africa’s population is aged below 20, and within three decades it will have a larger working-age population than China.
In this edition of ALN’s Legal Notes, we review 5 countries considered as traditional and modern gateways to Africa, with invaluable insight from Senior Partners in these jurisdictions. We have also included a mix of informative articles from various ALN countries including:
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