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Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa. (Reuters/Mike Hutchings)

South Africa's new visa rules are turning visitors away

South Africa’s tourism business index is at its lowest level since 2011, as visitor numbers decline due to the country’s new visa regulations.

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.

The “next” BRICs: The MINTs (Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Turkey) and the PINEs (the Philippines, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Ethiopia)

Why are businesses shifting focus to emerging markets like the MINTs (Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Turkey) and PINEs (the Philippines, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Ethiopia)?

In 2013, McKinsey & Company predicted that by 2025 almost 230 Fortune Global 500 companies would be based in cities in the emerging markets.

Kenya and Nigeria in world's top 20 fastest-growing economies in 2015, says Bloomberg

Kenya and Nigeria among world's top 20 fastest-growing economies in 2015, says Bloomberg

Emerging markets in Asia and Africa still reign supreme: They’re at the top of global growth projections over the next two years.

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Africa Comes Into View

China’s growth story has been remarkable. The country’s economy grew at a staggering 10% annualized pace for 20 years as its government conducted a massive infrastructure building campaign.

BlackBerry Z3

Robust BlackBerry Z3 sales in emerging markets, including Nigeria and South Africa, may bring early return to profitability

Late last month, International Data Corporation (IDC) forecast that the growth of smartphone sales in mature markets in 2014 would slow to a low single digit of 4.9% with emerging markets continuing to soar at 32.4%. The exponential growth rate in emerging markets is now 6.5 times of that in developed countries.