Thursday, February 25, 2021

Nollywood: a Fruitful Export for Nigeria – Iweka Kingsley

A lot has been said and ‘prophesised’ about Nollywood’s burgeoning future, but the question remains whether most of these promises are far-fetched, or indeed,...

The impact of COVID-19 on China’s Belt and Road initiatives in...

A new report by Economist Corporate Network, supported by Baker McKenzie and Silk Road Associates, BRI Beyond 2020 (report), shows that the ripple...

How African competition authorities are responding to the COVID-19 crisis

The substantial increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has led to innumerable complaints of anti-competitive conduct from customers and consumers...

Lagos Photo Festival: Redesigning the Future of African Photography

By Fumnanya Agbugah (Ventures Africa) — For the past six years the African Artist Foundation (AAF), has exhibited works from different photographers through its annual programme known...

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...

Green Growth: Putting Morocco in the Lead against Climate Change

Near Marrakesh, in Morocco’s semi-arid landscape, a humble cactus once used to delineate farm plots and stave off hunger, is enjoying a renaissance that...

Angola’s oil reforms set to deliver self-sufficiency in fuel production

Angola, the second largest oil producer in Africa with 1.6 million barrels of oil per day and an estimated 17,904.5 million cubic feet of...

CNN: Ghana’s Bamboo Bikes put Sustainable Change in the Frame

By Meera Senthilingam and Marc Hoeferlin, for CNN (CNN) -- It's bespoke, beautifully formed, and changing the face of transport in Ghana. The bamboo bicycle is...