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Cape Town, South Africa. Photograph: Eric Nathan/Alamy

A New Map for Business in Africa

Only a few years ago, Africa was being dubbed “the next Asia,” and multinationals watched with mounting interest as local economies boomed across the continent.

Heinie Werth, CEO, Sanlam Emerging Markets

South Africa's largest insurer Sanlam in talks about acquisition in Angola

Sanlam has started talks about a potential acquisition in Angola, the company’s senior official told Reuters this week, as South Africa’s largest insurer look for new streams of income to offset slowing growth at home.