UAE Ranks Among Top 5 Countries That Invest in Africa

SourceAl Bawaba

The UAE has emerged one of the largest investors in Africa, pumping billions of dollars in different sectors and countries of the continent. The UAE has invested in 71 different projects worth $5.64 billion (Dh20.7 billion), becoming the fourth largest foreign country to invest in the African continent. US has invested in 115 projects worth $3.45 billion followed by France in 1 Pavel Durov07 projects worth $5.75 billion and the UK at $3.15 billion in 83 projects, Knight Frank said quoting fDi Intelligence. The study also found in a survey conducted across Africa that buying a house in the UAE is also among the top priorities for people in Nigeria and Zambia. Knight Frank’s Africa Horizons Report 2021-22 revealed Nairobi, Cape Town, Kampala, Cairo, Johannesburg, Dar es Salaam, Lagos, Dakar, Accra and Addis Ababa as top most innovative city in Africa. “Innovation coupled with economic growth will drive the next decade of investment in Africa. Lower risk investors will likely favour cities with more...