Africa Alert selects content from a wide range of sources, including thousands of web sites identified by our Content Team. Clients can also opt to include content from their own subscription information services.

There is coverage of both Sub-Saharan and North African countries. English, French and Portuguese language sources are monitored, with auto translate available for non-English content.

Analysts select stories based on a range of criteria that best match the subject matter of an Alert or that are agreed with clients. The type of stories selected might include:

  • Corporate actions such as investments, contracts, appointments, development plans, output, results and M&A
  • Industry stories
  • Infrastructure developments
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) by international companies and governments
  • Government trade policy and regulation
  • Market forecasts and research reports