Thursday, January 17, 2019

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...

How Africa’s film industry can unlock up to $2 billion box...

If Africa were to follow China’s example and broadly invest in cinema infrastructure, it could achieve annual box office revenues of $1.5 to $2...

The fast rising trend of Online Art Galleries in Africa

by Iweka Kingsley In February this year, ‘Tutu’ a painting by the renowned Nigerian artist, Ben Enwonwu, was auctioned and sold for an African record...

Oualidia in Morocco, the Perfect African Spot to Rejuvenate

by Richard Mellor Increasingly, we travel for restorative reasons: not just to tick off the big-name sights but to recharge from busy urban lives. Few places...

Africa’s automobile industry drives ahead

by Rafiq Raji In late June 2018, German automobile manufacturer Volkswagen opened a $20m factory in Kigali, Rwanda. Parts for the cars will be sourced from South...