Africa spells opportunities for Singapore Inc

IF Asia was the great investment opportunity of the last 20 years, a growing number of investors believe that the star performer of the next decade will be Africa. The one-time "dark continent" is now starting to glow. The World Bank projects that its economic growth will average 5.6 per cent this year - respectable even by Asian standards. Eleven of the world's 20 fastest growing economies are now in Africa. The continent also boasts high rates of urbanisation, growth in discretionary incomes and...

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