Monday, May 29, 2017

The dawn of an era in effective competition regulation in Africa

Roughly half of the African continent already has competition legislation in place, although some of these systems are not yet functional, and there are...

Opinion: Farmers should be involved when designing agricultural policies

Last week, Rwanda's Ministry of Agriculture launched consultations on the country’s Fourth five-year Strategic Plan that Seeks to Transform Agriculture (PSTA 4) into a more...

Why We are Hopeful About Improving Health in Africa, by Aliko...

This week, more than 138,000 vaccinators will fan out across five African countries in the Lake Chad area in a push to eliminate polio...

World Bank Group XL Africa Program to Support Africa’s Top Digital...

The World Bank Group launched XL Africa (www.XL-Africa.com), a five-month business acceleration program designed to support the 20 most promising digital start-ups from Sub-Saharan...

Africa’s Economic Transformation will create a Third Centre of Global Power

What a difference a century makes. If we stepped back in time to a hundred years ago we'd find a primitive China; a Middle...

The imperative of Africa’s economic diversification

Below is an extract from Deloitte’s African trends going into 2017 – How business needs to plan for the changing continent report.  Economic history has shown...

Opinion: Why African farmers are part of the climate change equation

In its deliberations over which projects to fund, the international climate community has not prioritised Africa and has largely ignored agriculture, Africa’s biggest source...

Is Gender Equality a Battle Between Males and Females? – A...

Afia, I write in response to the question you asked a week ago. You asked whether the issue of gender equality is possible in...