High hopes for African Union self-financing mechanism

The feeling of expectation and desire for a new funding plan for the African Union to be realised is very high, according to Claver...

Nigeria: Firm launches platform for graduates’ skills devt

A Nigerian start-up, The Perfect PA, has launched a platform to recruit and train a pool of graduates on employability skills and link them...

Kenya Holds Talks with South Africa To Boost Trade, Security And Infrastructure Development Ties

Kenya is looking to deepen its bilateral ties with South Africa. The East African country’s President, Uhuru Kenyatta is on a three-day visit that...

Digital revolution holds bright promises for Africa

Last year, Rwanda rolled out its Digital Ambassadors Programme, which will hire and train about 5,000 youths. Internet penetration is creeping up in Africa, bringing...

2017 was pivotal to Rwanda’s push for cashless economy

By Peterson Tumwebaze - Rwanda’s Vision 2020 seeks to transform the economy from a cash-based economy to a digital-driven economy, among other targets. To achieve...

How to invest in girls’ education: Case studies from Ethiopia, Kenya and Zambia

By Valérie Bah African feminist activists should be the reference point from which we hear about girls’ educations across the continent. Three activists from Ethiopia, Kenya,...

Uganda, Tanzania set to complete world’s longest heated Crude Oil Pipeline

The East African Crude Oil Pipeline has already been completed and it holds great opportunities businesses can benefit from. Among the partners that played a...

Malawi and Morocco Keen to Strengthen Bilateral Ties in Agricultural Development

Secretary of state for Rural Development, Water and Forests Hamou Ouhelli held, Monday, talks with Malawian minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Emmanuel Fabiano,...

World Bank Predicts a 2.5% Growth for Nigeria in 2018

The World Bank has forecast that economic growth in Nigeria would edge up to at least 2.5 percent in 2018, as the country benefits...

Global Economic Prospects: Sub-Saharan Africa

Recent developments Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to have rebounded to 2.4 percent in 2017, after slowing sharply to 1.3 percent in 2016. The rise reflects...