In the past year, African Sun has invested much of its time in forging strong alliances with governments and entrepreneurs within the countries it operates. We see this as a key part of our strategic growth and one of the reasons we have been able to weather the recent economic storms.
In recent years, governments on the continent have become more confident of how they plan to manage their resources. The resulting policies have in many instances had a direct and positive effect on the flows of foreign direct investment (FDI) into the continent. Even better is how these policies have influenced the ability of African businesses to look beyond their own country borders to expansion on the rest of our glorious continent – creating enhanced prospects for African people and increasingly tempting Africa’s Diaspora to come home to greater opportunity.
As we build stronger and more competitive businesses on this continent, we create positive economic and social externalities in the countries into which we expand. For African Sun, these have been underpinned by partnerships with governments and local entrepreneurs that encompass transparent dialogue and shared mutual agendas. We encourage other African companies to explore their own growth through value-added strategic partnerships and look forward to their success.
Till next time...