Thursday, February 25, 2021

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...

Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister wins the Nobel Prize for Peace

Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia's Prime Minister, has won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Peace, ahead of 301 candidates that included 16-year-old Swedish climate-change activist Greta...

Three important reforms to improve education systems across Africa

In my recent conversations with young people, educationists, and policy makers⁠—as part of Mastercard Foundation’s Secondary Education in Africa stakeholder consultations⁠—there is consensus that...

Developing Africa’s Youth to Respond to the Challenges of Digitization

Whenever I encounter high school graduates from Ghana or elsewhere on the African continent, I typically ask them a specific question — “What was...

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...

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...

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...

London Stock Exchange Group announces Companies to Inspire Africa 2019 report

London Stock Exchange Group’s report, Companies to Inspire Africa is a pioneer report that identifies Africa’s most inspirational and dynamic private, high-growth companies to a global...