Frontier Markets in Africa

EENI- School of International Business

Sub-subject Subject (Course): Frontier Markets in Africa (Nigeria, Kenya, Angola, Ghana, Ethiopia). Syllabus:

Nigeria is the first world's frontier market.

  1. Introduction to the Frontier Markets in Africa
  2. African context
  3. The emergence of African middle-classes
  4. Reduction of conflicts in Africa
  5. Human Development in Africa
  6. Regional Integration in Africa
  7. Improving the business environment in Africa
  8. Africa is not a hostile region for investment
  9. Who is investing in Africa?
    1. Emerging Countries
    2. Investment inflows to Africa
  10. Key sectors: Natural Resources and Telecommunications
  11. Africa: the world's largest labour market


Subject “African Frontier Markets” is studied...
  1. Course: African Economy
  2. Doctorate in Business in Africa (Online)
  3. Masters: Frontier Markets, Africa, International Business

Languages of study: English or French Afrique Pionniers Portuguese Africa Spanish Africa

Credits of the subject “Frontier Markets in Africa”: 0.3 ECTS Credits

Sample of the subject - Frontier Markets in Africa:
Frontier Markets in Africa

Economic Area of the African Civilisation.

We Trust in Africa

Description Subject Description: Frontier Markets in Africa.

African economic growth last decade: 5%

  1. Better governance in Africa.
  2. The role of African institutions
  3. Fewer conflicts (fewer conflicts in Africa than in Asia)
  4. Urbanisation (353 millions of people)
  5. Human development
  6. African demand
  7. Regional Integration in Africa. Towards African Continental Free Trade Area
  8. Intra-African trade
  9. New emerging partners
  10. Top sectors: distribution, transport, telecommunications, manufacturing, trade and services.
  11. Emerging African middle-class: 350 millions of people (34% of the African population). 1,100 million in 2040 (42% of the African population).
  12. Young African population: 60% (world's largest labour market)

Africa: twenty global frontier markets (50% of the total).

  1. Asia and the Middle East: three frontier markets.
  2. Latin America: two frontier markets.
  3. The first frontier market in the World: Nigeria.
  4. Kenya, Angola, Ghana, Ethiopia, Morocco, Tanzania, Algeria, Ivory Coast, Zambia, Uganda

Africa: next emerging continent.

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