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Ten Reasons to Invest in Africa – Absa Capital  

 10/16/2008 

At a recent seminar, Ridle Markus, Sub-Saharan African researcher at Absa Capital, said that there are 10 main reasons why Africa is firmly on the radar screens of international investors:

1. Enhanced democracy and political stability

2. Improvement in macroeconomic performance and economic stability

3. Improvement in infrastructure, like telecommunications

4. Improved legal structures

5. Faster population growth than in mature markets

6. Africa is resource rich

7. Improvement in financial market development

8. High expected returns

9. Risk diversification

10.  Frameworks for development and trade agreements

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