Why Invest in Africa

The case for investing in Africa grows stronger every year as most of the countries on the continent continue to notch up impressive economic growth stemming from increasing political stability, an emerging middle class of consumers, political and economic reforms, urbanization, and the favourable demographics of a young population. Never in the half-century since it won independence from the colonial powers has Africa been in such good shape. Its economy is flourishing.

What’s making this diverse and complex continent boom? Here are some surprising facts about Africa’s $2 trillion economy: