A new story is emerging about Africa; a story of growth, progress, and profitability. At the same time, significant challenges to unlocking the continent's vast economic and human potential remain.
Please join Michael Lalor, lead partner of the Ernst & Young Africa Business Center (http://www.ey.com/za) for an on-line media briefing launch of the 2013 Africa Attractiveness survey results.
Drawing on investor perceptions and actual numbers, the report will provide insights into investment trends, why Ernst & Young believes Africa's growth story is real, and some of the key challenges that need to be addressed to sustain this progress.
Journalists interested in attending this event will be able to ask questions live via the Internet.
Speaker: Michael Lalor, lead partner of the Ernst & Young Africa Business Center
Date: May 6, 2013
Time: From 10:00 GMT (Time Converter: http://goo.gl/zK920)
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Following on from Ernst & Young's successful integration in 2008 of 87 countries into one area from across Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA), the firm has launched its Africa Business Center (ABC), which aims to enhance the effective and efficient links between its geographic reach and areas of expertise. The firm enjoys representation in 33 countries across Africa.
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