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OMEGA RISK SOLUTIONS

Omega to Expand

in West and North Africa PRODUCTION: Karl Pietersen

Daniel Lengosane, Vice Chairman and Acting MD of Omega Risk Solutions, tells Enterprise Africa about how the company’s experience has seen it grow to become one of the continent’s most trusted security industry names, and how it is gearing up for further geographic and technological expansion.

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Sub-Saharan Africa is a thriving region for the security industry. As we learned back in September 2016 after speaking to G4S, there’s major opportunities for companies that are able to offer first class service. There are many drivers of demand in the security business including ever-increasing numbers of imported goods (in 2010, the UK exported more goods to SubSaharan Africa than to China and India combined), many of the world’s fastest growing economies

are located in Sub-Saharan Africa, many African Governments are looking to diversify their economies away from commodity reliance, and a rapidly growing African middle class with disposable income has created huge demand for consumer goods. Combine these drivers with the diversity of potential threats (terrorism, political conflict, theft at lucrative mining operations) and you find that the challenges for the security market are substantial. However, where challenges exist, so do opportunities for progressive,

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Profile for Enterprise Africa

Enterprise Africa May 2017  

May's Enterprise Africa

Enterprise Africa May 2017  

May's Enterprise Africa