What you need to know when investing in Africa 

In this edition of the Business Day Spotlight, we are looking at the health and prospects of the African economy beyond SA.

Our host Mudiwa Gavaza is joined in studio by Neville Mandimika, an economist and fixed income strategist at Rand Merchant Bank who gives his insights on what it means to do business in the rest of Africa.

The discussion begins with by looking at where should people be investing their money on the continent. With all the doom and gloom around the SA economy at the moment, Mandimika says a number of investors are turning to the rest of Africa for growth opportunities and higher returns.

Currencies then come into focus as Mandimika highlights the need for local businesses looking to expand beyond SA’s borders, to keep an eye on foreign exchange as this could pose a big operating risk.