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A worker walks past an electronic board displaying movements in major indices, at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in Sandton

South Africa may get three more stock exchanges ... and a lot more investors

Africa’s largest stock exchange, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in South Africa, is about to get some competition on its own turf.

Do you speak African - Well, neither do Africa's 1.1 billion people

Do you speak African? (Video)

Do you speak African? Well, neither do the 1 billion people on the continent. Africa is not a country. This might come as a surprise to some.

South Africa is a hidden emerging market play: Philippe Langham, Head of Emerging Markets Equities, RBC GAM

South Africa is a hidden emerging market play: Philippe Langham, Head of Emerging Markets Equities, RBC GAM

Philippines, Chile and South Africa offer interesting investment opportunities that are not fully exploited by emerging market investors.

Bidvest

South Africa's Bidvest makes $515M bid for rest of Adcock Ingram

South African conglomerate Bidvest has offered about $515 million for the shares it does not already own in drugmaker Adcock Ingram in a new attempt to build a big presence in the pharmaceutical market.

Solar Farm

Private equity firm Actis to set up $1.9B pan-African renewable energy business

Actis, the UK-listed private equity group, is to set up a $1.9bn renewable energy business in Africa, in an attempt to tap the continent’s resources and meet its growing demand for electricity.

African Stock Markets

For rapid growth, Africa is the new China - Gavin Graham, Chief Strategy Officer, Integris Pension Management

Many strategists suggest investors forget about emerging markets for now and instead put money in developed economies like the United States and Europe.