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Local Equity Participation: Capital Markets to the Rescue

Why are Local Equity Participation Requirements (LEPRs) important in Ghana's economy? How do we strike a strategic balance between upholding LEPRs and promoting critically required foreign direct investment (FDI)? How can the promotion of LEPRs be advanced in the context ..

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Kenya Introduces New Licensing Category to Regulate Private Equity and Venture Capital

The Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury and Planning recently gazetted the Capital Markets (Alternative Investment Funds) Regulations, 2023, which took effect on 15 December 2023. These new regulations are an off-shoot of the Capital Markets (Collective Investment..

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Exploring the NGX Tech Board and how it can impact on the Tech Startups

As a means of fundraising, tech startups in Africa have historically preferred listing on foreign stock exchanges, like the NASDAQ, NYSE, or the LSE. This trend represents a form of capital flight that has denied the local investing public in African markets where they op..

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