Morocco- Marubeni, First Japanese Company to Obtain Casablanca Finance City Status

Casablanca- Japanese integrated trading and investment business conglomerate Marubeni obtained the Casablanca Finance City (CFC) status for their new Casablanca office, according to La Tribune Afrique. The group opened this office in order to strengthen their development in Africa. Indeed, they are present in many African countries including Cte d’Ivoire, Angola, Ethiopia, Kenya, Algeria, Nigeria, Libya, Ghana, #Mozambique and South Africa. ‘Our Casablanca office will…

AccorHotels to operate first Fairmont in Morocco

Fairmont Royal Palm Marrakech. AccorHotels has announced the signing of a hotel management agreement (HMA) with New Mauritius Hotels Limited, which will see the relaunch of an existing Morocco resort property under the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts brand by May 2017. The reflagging of the property, now named Fairmont Royal Palm Marrakech, marks a significant step for the luxury brand in Africa with its first property in…

Othmani Receives US Senator, Western Sahara Tops Priorities

Rabat – As his first official activity as Head of Government, El Othmani welcomed the US Senator William Thad Cochran to discuss the relationship between the US and Morocco. By hosting Cochran as his first guest, Prime Minister El Othmani clearly stated his will to work with the US on many critical international issues. Senator Cochran is the current senior United States Senator from Mississippi.…

Allianz named international corporation of the Year in Africa

Allianz received the International Corporation of the Year award at the 5th annual Africa CEO Forum for its outstanding growth in Africa Allianz received the ‘International Corporation of the Year award at the recent held AFRICA CEO FORUM held in Geneva 20 to 21 March 2017. “We are so honored that Allianz commitment to Africa has been recognized with this award. Allianz has been in…

Lead Generation Tips from a Pro

The ultimate success of any business to business (B2B) marketing strategy or program revolves around lead generation. How many new qualified leads resulted from your marketing efforts? How much did it cost to generate each new qualified lead? Qualified means the prospect is genuinely interested in your business, wants more information on your solutions and expects to make a purchase soon. Every B2B marketer continually…

Finding the right investor for your business

    Having investors can help enhance a business’ offering, particularly early on a business’s life, but finding an investor is easier said than done. One franchisor with over 100 locations shares how he found the right investors for his business. Whether a business has expansion plans through an innovative product or service, or just starting out, investors can help a business with additional cash flow. But tracking…

Climate Finance Action Summit at COP22 sets new benchmark for investment action on climate

During the Summit, designed and organized by BeyA Capital Climate Finance, senior leaders from the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, Green Environment Facility, White House and Green Climate Fund met with major asset owners to discuss deal flow, innovation, and opportunities for high-level collaboration with the goal of shifting trillions of dollars towards bankable climate solutions. During the Summit, governments and public sector donors sent…

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You aren’t investing in Africa, and you are missing out.

Africa could be the next big story in emerging-market stocks “We believe that Africa could be the emerging market story of the next decade.”   said Mark Mobius, executive chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group and manager of the Templeton Africa Fund, in emailed comments.   For investors with steady nerves, the bulls say, Africa offers an opportunity to reap a better return than they…

The Globe: Cracking the Next Growth Market: Africa.

A year ago, when South Africa hosted the World Cup of football, a Tswanian phrase, Ke Nako (“It’s Time”), reverberated across the world like the cacophony of a million vuvuzelas, announcing that Africa’s moment had come. Economists, consultants, and executives all suggested that the African economy, which had languished during the last two decades of the 20th century, was finally stirring. Nevertheless, most companies have…

Morocco, at the crossroads of the world.

The Kingdom of Morocco, which is located at the confluence of the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, has a unique geo-strategic position, at the crossroads of several civilizations. This position enables the country to stand as the moderator of a three-dimensional economic dialogue and as a gateway to a potential market of nearly one billion consumers. This unique position, coupled with a regulatory and…