Is our Money robbing from us?

Is our Money robbing from us?

$1.00 in 1940 had the same buying power as $16.89 in 2016. The first thing that might come to mind to help explain this is ‘’Inflation’’. Oh yes, lets always blame it on Inflation. But what is Inflation according to experts? Economists choose to explain ‘’inflation’’ as a sustained increase in the general price level of goods and services in an economy over a period of time resulting in a loss of value of the…

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The background story to Africa rising.

The background story to Africa rising.

Despite strong headwinds, the economy of Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is set to register yet another year of solid economic performance expanding at 5 percent in 2016 (IMF, 2015). In fact, between 2001 and 2015, the average growth rate for the region has been 5 percent. This is more than twice its pace in the 1980s (1.8 percent) and 90s (2.6 percent). Moreover, for the same period (2001 – 2015), the fastest growing economies in the…

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Africa in 2016.

Africa in 2016.

2016 will be an interesting year for Africa, the region faces threats from changes in government (or none at all), unstable oil prices, lukewarm economic growth, the increasing hand of government in information, communication and technology (ICT), and an increasingly unstable South Africa. Nonetheless, opportunities in business and start-up technology are encouraging and will boost foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2016.    Politics President for life? Africa will experience national level elections in 16 different…

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Kenya ‘attracting lion’s share of investments’ in East Africa

Kenya ‘attracting lion’s share of investments’ in East Africa

A total of $9.3 billion in ‘impact-investment’ funds have flowed into East Africa over the past five years, with almost half of that amount being disbursed in Kenya, according to a new report.07 Aug 2015. The ‘Landscape for impact investing in East Africa’ report, based on research funded by the UK Department for International Development’s impact programme, said the investments in Kenya exceeded $650 million in that period. Direct investments by development finance institutions (DFIs)…

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Movie Budgets

Movie Budgets

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Games

Games

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Movies

Movies

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Music

Music

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