No. 147: Three AM Reads: PE Can Support Entrepreneurs | Rough Q1 for AngloGold | President Buhari, Get Well

The Case for Private Equity to Play a Bigger Role in Supporting Africa’s Entrepreneurs

Yemi Laludi, TPG Growth Africa’s Managing Director argues that private equity can tailor its approach to various markets in Africa in efforts to fill the financing vacuum that has stymied Africa’s entrepreneurs in their efforts to take their ideas to the next level.

AngloGold Ashanti Had a Rought Q1

A strengthening South African Rand and slow output contributed to AngloGold Ashanti watch its costs increase 44% in Q1. That’s not the way you want to start off your week!

Buhari Goes Back to London

President Muhammed Buhari is going back to London after recently returning from an extended stay to deal with his health issues. This is really not encouraging news, especially as the country has just started showing signs of recovery from what have been a rough couple of years for its economy. Get well, Mr. President.

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