Comment: This is the time for investing in Portuguese-speaking Africa

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Economic reforms, a burgeoning middle class and regional diversity against the background of the new African Continental Free Trade Area, are making Africa's Portuguese-speaking countries a hotspot for investor interest. Additionally, new tools - such as the Development Finance Compact for Lusophone Africa - give investors and lenders more comfort to enter into these markets. Mateus Magala reports. The six African countries called PALOPs, their Portuguese acronym - Angola, Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Mozambique and São Tomé e Principe - are very diverse. They range from...

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