Monday, January 21, 2019

Africa in 2018: what to expect

by Kieron Monks -- (CNN) History was being made across the continent in 2017. From the end of an era to the realization of grand ambitions,...

Nielsen: GDP, Population and Governance Data Alone Are Not Enough to...

New report shows hard retail data, consumer needs and behavior, combined with macro-economic datasets, are better indicators of opportunity and success in African markets For...

Retail Potential on African Continent Confirmed

-       AT Kearney’s 2nd African Retail Development Index reconfirmed the continent’s retail potential -       Gabon (#1), Botswana (#2) and Angola (#3) in particular provide retailers...

5 Things You Could Get Addicted to After Visiting Mozambique

Mozambique could probably pass as one of the “underdogs” of Africa - this beauty lies in Southeast Africa and  is surrounded by quite a...

Supporting Ethiopia’s Pro-Poor Public Expenditure to Ensure Equitable Growth

Although Ethiopia has succeeded at improving the delivery of basic services to its rapidly growing population—and met a number of universal development markers for...

Where’s the Growth? Africa

By Matthew A. Winkler - Here's a nice way to stump your companions: Ask them what part of the world has had the fastest economic growth...

Rethinking Agriculture in South Africa – Constraints and Opportunities

By William Beinart, Associate, African Studies Centre, University of Oxford PLAAS at the University of the Western Cape organised a very valuable and successful conference...

Inside Rwanda’s fast growing e-commerce industry

Technologies are portrayed as transformative. This is justified for hundreds of people in Rwanda. In the past, Johnson Mugisha, a banker, would regularly pass...