Tanzania’s economy continues doing better than most; World Bank forecasts 5.5% GDP growth in 2021

I’ve been back in Tanzania for two weeks now. Life continues as normal here. Schools went back from Christmas holidays on January 11. Restaurants and bars are busy. I’ve heard live music almost every night
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Tanzania’s economy continues doing better than most; World Bank forecasts 5.5% GDP growth in 2021

Why it may soon be a good time to invest in East Africa’s largest economy — at beaten down prices

Just an 80-minute flight northwest of Dar es Salaam lies the sprawling city of Nairobi. Kenya’s largest city is both the safari capital of East Africa and...
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Why it may soon be a good time to invest  in East Africa’s largest economy — at beaten down prices

It’s time to take stock and, if necessary, make some hard decisions for the better

What a year. As 2020 draws to a close, I wanted to reach out with a personal message...
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It’s time to take stock and, if necessary, make some hard decisions for the better

Specialisation and free trade resulted in great economic progress. The backlash against it now is misguided and destructive

Wandering the streets of Dar es Salaam on my morning walk yesterday evoked some deeper thoughts about everything that’s been going on in the world in recent years.
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Specialisation and free trade resulted in great economic progress. The backlash against it now is misguided and destructive

The curious tale of Nigeria with one of the worst-performing economies and best-performing stock markets in 2020

Earlier this year, I wrote about the Global X MSCI Nigeria ETF (NGE)
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The curious tale of Nigeria with one of the worst-performing economies and best-performing stock markets in 2020
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Who is Tim Staermose, the Global Value Hunter?

This is me in Dar es Salaam, in front of Ocean Road Hospital (today a Cancer hospital) where I was born.

I’m a full-time investor and investment writer.  I grew up all over the world, in Tanzania, Denmark, Egypt, Singapore and Australia – where I completed my higher education.  I have an unorthodox background.  And it shapes my approach to investing and life.

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