Friday, December 14, 2018

Bananas to help wean Angola off oil

Boxes of still-green bananas were shifted one-by-one from a towering stack of crates into a refrigerated shipping container. Stamped "From Angola, with love", the fruit...

The future of Nigeria’s oil industry

written by Elisha Bala-Gbogbo for Bloomberg When it comes to the future of its oil industry, Nigeria is looking miles out to sea. By early next year, the...

Somalia has one of the most active mobile money markets in...

by Victor Odundo Owuor A recent World Bank report showed that Somalia has one of the most active mobile money markets in the world, outpacing most other countries...

How to stop Africa’s young scientists from leaving the continent

Young African scientists face persistent barriers which cause them to leave their own countries, and even academia. This means the continent’s work force loses highly trained...

Technology can transform Agriculture in Africa

Although the sector is still in its infancy agri-tech has made considerable advances in the past five years or so. Whether it’s facilitating access...

The potential of manufacturing and industrialization in Africa

Among policymakers and scholars alike, a robust manufacturing sector is broadly understood as a fundamental path to economic growth and development. The most recent...

Namibian Farmers Shoes have become a Hipster Must-Have in the World’s...

By Lynsey Chutel Red suede veldskoene go with everything, rather surprisingly. They can be worn with flowing floral dresses, purple winter stockings, and tailored trousers and jeans—the skinnier...

Could the future of food in the world depend on what...

Addressing a standing room only crowd of global agriculture experts at the FAO headquarters in Rome, 2017 World Food Prize Laureate and President of...