Monday, August 12, 2019

Africa’s pharmaceutical industry and its potential to create jobs

by Iweka Kingsley Africa is ‘high’ on importation of drugs and pharmaceutical products needed across the continent. Speaking at the Africa Business Health Forum which...

Ethiopia’s industrial parks could boost employment and drive innovation

by Iweka Kingsley According to Lelise Neme, CEO of Ethiopia Industrial Park Development Corporation (IPDC), Ethiopia has committed about $1.3 billion to construct about a...

How Ethiopian women are creating a future that is female

On an idyllic hilltop in Ebinat, Ethiopia, a group of 20 women are meeting and greeting each other. One of them is carrying a...

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...

Rwandan women rebuild their country

By Jericka Duncan, Luisa Garcia | CBS NEWS Rwanda has the largest share of women serving in a country's legislature, at 64 percent. Now, women there are...

Africa’s biggest conservation success

by Pauline Bax When Sarah Hall arrived to run Rwanda's oldest national park in 2010, its rangers could barely cope with poachers who were trapping hippos...

Madagascar’s fast internet fuels outsourcing boom

By Emilie Filou | Quartz Africa In a large, open-space office, employees are busy processing promotional coupons for a well-known supermarket chain; a few cubicles down, their...

Felix Tshisekedi, opposition candidate declared winner of Congo’s presidential election

By Mathilde Boussion & Saleh Mwanamilongo | Associated Press Joyous dancing erupted in the streets of Congo's capital to celebrate the surprise victory of opposition candidate...