Chinese firms express interest in investing in four African countries

Earlier this month, representatives from 90 Chinese companies attended a seminar promoting investment in Kenya, Zambia, Mozambique and Ethiopia. Chinese investors gained awareness of the opportunities available in these four African countries, and joined discussions on potential investment projects. Senior government officials from the four African countries provided Chinese investors with information on their national…

Emotional intelligence – what’s all the hype?

By Edward Matti, MP, CCM Consultancy Over the last few years, we’ve been hearing a lot about mindfulness in the workplace, and more importantly, in leadership.  And one must wonder what all the hype is about.  Is this a form of meditation?  Is this related to Emotional Intelligence?  Is this scientific or simply a fad…

Ultra-wealthy private individuals have spent over $3 trillion on global real estate acquisition

The world’s wealthy have not lost their appetite for real estate investment prospects, according to two recent studies: one by Savills and Weatherill Consulting, and another by Sotheby’s International Realty and Wealth-X. It’s easy to see why real estate continues to appeal to the rich. Real estate rebounded faster than other asset classes in the…