Age of Fintech: Disruption or Innovation

For so long, the established Financial Services industry had exerted enormous power over the global economy that experienced a prolonged period of high economic growth between 2001 and 2007. In that time, risk perceptions declined and financial systems were characterised by abundant liquidity, leading to increased bank lending without so much as to ensure the [...]

By | December 9th, 2016|Financial, Fintech, Governments|Comments Off on Age of Fintech: Disruption or Innovation

Risks and Uncertainty surround Africa’s Megaprojects

If all goes to plan, the ‘Grand Inga’ hydropower scheme will become one of Africa’s most iconic infrastructure developments. A $12 billion proposal funded by a consortium led by The World Bank, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), China and USA, was originally conceived in the 1950s, but plans for the project were never fulfilled, due [...]

By | August 10th, 2015|Advisory, Africa, Financial, Global, Governments, Investment|Comments Off on Risks and Uncertainty surround Africa’s Megaprojects