Monday, August 12, 2019

Funding Africa’s Infrastructure Gap

Key to enabling African economies to make the most of their opportunities is developing infrastructure in the region. Across the continent, new laws are...

Fintech technology a potential driver of African economies, over traditional sectors

The report, commissioned by ICAEW and produced by partner and forecaster Oxford Economics, provides a snapshot of the region's economic performance. The regions include;...

Digital Economy can unlock new opportunities for Africa – Africa’s Pulse...

Africa continues to make important strides with regards to the adoption of digital technologies and the opportunities it presents to unlock new economic outcomes...

The Africans on the Time 100 list

Time magazine has released its annual list of the 100 most influential people globally, these are the five (5) Africans who made the list: Abiy Ahmed...

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...