The fallout from the Arab Spring significantly dampened growth in Tunisia - from which the country still has yet to fully recover - but key sectors have seen a steady improvement, offering promising medium-term prospects.
This segment of OBG Talk – aired in collaboration with K24 TV – quizzed Ken Njoroge, Group CEO, Cellulant, on the success of Kenya’s mobile money sector and the roll out of e-government initiatives. It also explored the obstacles tech firms face in the country, including a lack of middle-stage funding and entrepreneurship support.
After sustained GDP expansion over the last decade, reaching into the double digits, the Ghanaian economy has slowed recently due to a drop in export revenues, a depreciating currency and a widened fiscal deficit. However, the new government’s aggressively pro-business agenda and the country’s fundamentals – a developed private sector, political stability, transparent regulatory frameworks and a wealth of natural resources remain attractive.