Monday, May 27, 2019

West Africa’s mobile economy grows, says GSMA Report

In 2018, mobile technologies and services generated $52 billion of economic value (8.7% of GDP) in West Africa, this is according to the GSMA's...

Diamonds are from Africa

According to Shimansky’s History of Diamonds in South Africa the global history of diamonds dates back around 3.3 billion years, but diamonds were only discovered...

African migrations: opportunity not crisis, says Mo Ibrahim Foundation

Debating and discussing African migrations, youth and jobs, the 2019 Ibrahim Governance Weekend, held in Abidjan 5-7 April, heard that the global view of...

Mobilizing communities in Ethiopia against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Ten years ago, Tadelech Ermias, 23, defied her family’s wishes and endured ridicule in her community over her decision to get married without having...

Investing in Africa: an Outlook on Nigeria and Ethiopia

by Itumeleng Mukhovha One can easily assume that international investors are deterred from investing in Africa given the growing need to weather a global financial crisis,...

Business priorities make 2019 the year of Africa’s consumers

The latest Nielsen Africa Prospects Indicator (APi) Report reveals interesting shifts in African manufacturer and retailer business priorities and a growing appreciation for the...

Ethiopia: Injecting new life into pastoral communities through vaccinations

Meyu Muluke district is home to an estimated 19,000 agro-pastoral families. Located in the Eastern part of Ethiopia within the Oromia Region, the hot...

Beyond boundaries: the impact of free trade and technology on Africa’s...

When the Africa Continental Free Trade Area is implemented this year, it will create a single market for goods and services for the first...