Subject (Course): Frontier Markets in Africa (Nigeria, Kenya, Angola, Ghana, Ethiopia). Syllabus:
Nigeria is the first world's frontier market.
- Introduction to the Frontier Markets in Africa
- African context
- The emergence of African middle-classes
- Reduction of conflicts in Africa
- Human Development in Africa
- Regional Integration in Africa
- Improving the business environment in Africa
- Africa is not a hostile region for investment
- Who is investing in Africa?
- Emerging Countries
- Investment inflows to Africa
- Key sectors: Natural Resources and Telecommunications
- Africa: the world's largest labour market
Sample of the subject - Frontier Markets in Africa:
Economic Area of the African Civilisation.
Subject Description: Frontier Markets in Africa.
African economic growth last decade: 5%
- Better governance in Africa.
- The role of African institutions
- Fewer conflicts (fewer conflicts in Africa than in Asia)
- Urbanisation (353 millions of people)
- Human development
- African demand
- Regional Integration in Africa.
Towards African Continental Free Trade Area
- Intra-African trade
- New emerging partners
- Top sectors: distribution, transport, telecommunications, manufacturing, trade and services.
- Emerging African middle-class: 350 millions of people (34% of the African population). 1,100 million in 2040 (42% of the African population).
- Young African population: 60% (world's largest labour market)
Africa: twenty global frontier markets (50% of the total).
- Asia and the Middle East: three frontier markets.
- Latin America: two frontier markets.
- The first frontier market in the World: Nigeria.
- Kenya, Angola, Ghana, Ethiopia, Morocco, Tanzania, Algeria, Ivory Coast, Zambia, Uganda
Africa: next emerging continent.