African equity is emerging a hot choice

Now is the time to invest in Africa. Today, the continent’s population of over 1 billion can boast some of the world’s strongest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rates, urbanising communities and expanding consumer class — facts that are increasingly recognised by the Gulf Corporation Council member states.

In September of this year, for example, Trojan General Contracting (TGC), part of the Royal Group owned by Shaikh Tahnoun Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, announced its participation in a $16 billion investment programme to build roads and railways across West Africa.

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