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Africa: Investment Risks and Rewards

October 15th, 2015

Episode 370 of 679 episodes

How do you sell Africa as a foreign investment destination? Edward George, head of group research at the African banking conglomerate Ecobank, says overcoming preconceptions is still a challenge. The BBC's Tamasin Ford reports from Ivory Coast where five years on from the civil war, the economy has staged a comeback. And, Sam Olukoya in Lagos wonders how the falling world oil price will affect the Nigerian elite who benefited from several decades of huge oil income. (Photo: A security guard stands among containers at the Lagos Tin-Can Island container terminal. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

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