What Africa can do for Its own investment prospects

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South Africa and Nigeria are the largest economies in Africa. Together they represent 60% of the continent’s GDP – out of 54 countries. Failure, as such, is not an option. That’s why the World Economic Forum’s Update on South Africa and Nigeria was concentrated around identifying existing economic challenges, steps to overcoming them, and growth […]

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Engage talent through participatory workplace decision-making

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In an evolving workplace where new ideas are being tested, efficiencies are being pushed and talent retention is key to a corporate’s success, keeping your staff in the loop through participation is one of the simplest and most important responsibilities. A workplace is no longer a stagnant cookie-cutter model, but something that changes with the […]

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Co-working environments and the rise of the digital nomad

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Co-working environments are no longer the sole domain of freelancers and moustachioed hipsters who think they’ve landed on the next big app idea. With the relentless march of mobile technology and workplace trends that increasingly emphasise collaboration, businesses both large and small are discovering the competitive advantages of short-term leasing in co-working spaces, rather than […]

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A view of the Lagos Business School CEO Forum

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The 2017 CEO Forum, which took place on the 17th of March provided great insights into the need for transformative leadership to establish sustainable business in the challenging Nigerian economy. Led by the Lagos Business School FirstBank Sustainability Centre, the forum served as an opportunity for CEOs and Executive industry leaders in Nigeria to dialogue, […]

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Affordable housing Sub-Saharan Africa: beyond the generic concept

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As part of JLL’s commitment to improving transparency in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) real estate markets, JLL’s Strategic Consulting team has been investigating the status of the affordable housing sector in Africa. The issue of housing affordability is a source of concern for most countries across the African continent. Given the current pace of population and […]

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