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Live music in Accra, Ghana

Why is Ghana 25 times more successful than Nigeria at attracting tourism revenues?

Tourism should be an easy win for emerging market (EM) and frontier market (FM) economies with weakened currencies, and cheap jet fuel; an opportunity that we think is being missed.

National Bank of Canada buys stake in Ivory Coast financial services firm NSIA

National Bank of Canada buys stake in Ivory Coast financial services firm NSIA

National Bank of Canada is expanding beyond its traditional base in Central Canada, buying a stake in a financial services firm based…

Vans at Idumota Market in Lagos Island, Nigeria

Fact of the Day: Nigeria is the world's most-watched frontier market

Nigeria has consolidated its position as the most-watched frontier market in the latest WSJ Frontiers/FSG Frontier Market Sentiment Index as an increasing proportion of multinationals put the country on their watch list for potential future investment.

Workers assemble shirts in a garment factory in Hong Kong, China.

Asia garment industry faces Africa as emerging competitor

It was a turbulent year 2014 for Asia’s textile industry: Soaring labour wages in China, violent workers’ protests in Cambodia and collapsing factories in Bangladesh were just some of the bad news that made it into headlines.

AfrAsia Bank

National Bank of Canada buys 9.5% stake in Mauritius-based AfrAsia Bank

National Bank of Canada bought a 9.5 percent stake in Mauritius-based AfrAsia Bank Ltd., its first African investment.