Monday, April 6, 2020

The race to dethrone cash is on

by Andrew Fassnidge Cash is king. Correction, cash was king. It seems cash has an...

The 2010s belonged to Africa’s Football Ambassadors – there will be...

Africa is a continent blessed with more talents than it has ever been able to handle. It is perhaps a gift and a...

Ethiopia’s satellite launch holds much promise for the country

After two missed deadlines, Ethiopia launched its long-awaited first satellite into space on Friday December 20, 2019. Proud officials and awed...

Economic outlook for Africa in 2020 looks good despite slowing global...

According to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), Africa’s economic diversity will shield it from the slowing global GDP growth....

New Next Einstein Forum Ambassadors to drive shift in perceptions about...

The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) has announced its new class of Ambassadors, the third cohort of young science and technology champions from across Africa....

How to unlock Africa’s $3tn free trade opportunity

The African Union is putting the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) into operation. It will be the world's largest free trade area by...

Rural Africa’s development is key to continent’s growth

There is some disconnect between rural Africa’s portrayal in the media and what it contributes to the economic transformation of Africa. Narratives like this...

Strengthening Africa’s fragmented data landscape is key to meeting development targets

The African Governance Report, published today by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, draws on data from the Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) and shares new...