Botswana: portrait of a rich heritage, stability and progress

Botswana is in many ways, an exceptional nation. It is Africa’s oldest democracy, one of the most sparsely populated countries in the world, and one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. It is the likely birthplace of modern humans, and home to rolling grasslands and savannah, an imposing desert and, surprisingly, rich waterways. It is also home to an increasing number of exceptional businesses…

Introducing Aprio ARM Botswana

Botswana continues to rank highly in terms of ease of doing business. The country’s macro-economic policy maintains a low, stable and predictable level of inflation, making it a regionally and globally competitive economy, attracting foreign investors and providing value to commercial enterprises.   Furthermore, the country has, over the years, developed significant skills in mining, […]

How fintechs can build a firm base for expansion across Africa

  In 2020, as the world was ravaged by the coronavirus, investment into financial technology (fintech) companies in emerging markets decreased as funders sheltered against a volatile, risky environment.   Except that’s not the whole story. True, funding in Latin American and Indian fintech companies declined, but investment in African fintech actually soared, according to […]

Introducing our new Africa division, Aprio ARM

The new division will be led by managing partner and shareholder, Webster Malido, who has extensive working knowledge and experience across all of the continent’s regions – East Africa covering Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda; West Africa covering Ghana and Nigeria; North Africa covering Egypt; Southern Africa covering Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe; and in the Indian Ocean islands of Mauritius and the Seychelles.

Absa launches its new digital magazine -The Address

Following the success of Aprio Digital’s Evolve digital magazine, which is done for Absa’s Africa stakeholder audience base, Absa Home Loans contacted Aprio Digital to explore the potential of a magazine for the Home Loans unit’s stakeholders.