Africa Arisen: The Blue Sky Continent 2014 - KPMG (Report)

This report presents thought-leadership, opinions, and predictions from Senior Partners attached to KPMG offices throughout Africa.

The Partners’ insights are based on KPMG’s networks across a broad spectrum of African private sector, public sector and private-public partnership bodies, and the correlating spectrum of Africa-focused foreign investors.

The topics covered are as follows:

  • Gender-driven growth: How can the increased economic participation of women accelerate growth and development? Bisi Lamikanra, Partner and Head of Management Consulting, KPMG Nigeria
  • The power of collaboration: Five steps for closing the “expectation gap” around Africa’s resources – Wayne Jansen, KPMG Global Head of Mining
  • Manufacturing holds the key: Thoughts toward unlocking Africa’s economies and youthful demographic – Jean-Paul Thill, KPMG Coordinator for Francophone Africa
  • Financing for the future: How can financial services best support inclusive growth in Africa? Dapo Okubadejo, Partner and Head of Transaction Advisory, KPMG Africa
  • Africa’s investment rich future: The “Africa debate” has largely been settled. Matching investment capital to opportunities is now the key challenge – Anthony Thunström, Chief Operating Officer, KPMG Global Africa Practice
  • Powering growth: How can African economies overcome the paradox of resource rich and access poor? Kunle Elebute, Partner and Head of Advisory Services, KPMG Nigeria
  • Rewriting the narrative on Africa: The truths and fictions of the “Africa Rising” story – Nasser Sattar, Head of Advisory, KPMG Portugal and KPMG Angola
  • From skills gaps to knowledge chains: How innovative partnerships can bridge the skills gap – Seyi Bickersteth, National Senior Partner, KPMG Nigeria
  • Beyond 2015: How will Africans shape the future development path for the region and the world? Lord Michael Hastings, Global Head of Corporate Citizenship, KPMG International
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