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Africa: Dealmaking slows across Africa, but post-pandemic opportunities look interesting

Africa, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa - February 3 2021 Deal making activity in sub-Saharan Africa dropped in terms of both volume and value in 2020, compared to 2019. As the continent readies…

Wildu du Plessis

African economies batten down the hatches as COVID-19 hits, but medium-term forecast looks brighter

Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa - July 15 2020 Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have decreased across Africa in the first half of 2020 in terms of both volume and value, with some exceptions in…

Lerisha Naidu, Wildu du Plessis

Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa: African economies batten down the hatches as COVID-19 hits, but medium-term forecast looks brighter

Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa - July 15 2020 Mergers and acquisitions have mostly decreased in volume and value across Africa in the first six months of the year. While dark clouds…

Lerisha Naidu, Wildu du Plessis

COVID-19 in Africa: A guide to response measures taken by African Governments

Africa - May 7 2020 With the rising number of deaths and infections by COVID-19 around the world, African countries have taken measures to deal with the economic gravity…

Keltoum Boudribila, Lamyaa H. Gadelhak, Mohamed A. Ghannam, Pomy Ketema, Kamal Nasrollah, Wildu du Plessis, Celine Van Zeebroeck

South Africa: The Impact of COVID-19 on Key Africian Sectors

South Africa - March 26 2020 The number of cases is reportedly slowing down in China, increasing expectations that it will eventually reach a plateau and be brought under control…

John Bell, Janet MacKenzie, Wildu du Plessis, Michael (Mike) van Rensburg, Virusha Subban, Kieran Whyte, Marc Yudaken