Tuesday, December 10, 2019

How to unlock Africa’s $3tn free trade opportunity

The African Union is putting the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) into operation. It will be the world's largest free trade area by...

Request for Proposals – EdTech Innovators and Entrepreneurs in Africa

The Mastercard Foundation Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) inviting growth-stage, educational technology (EdTech) innovators...

Four key drivers of rural development in Africa

Most economic transformations begin in rural areas. 637 million (61.6%) of Africans live in rural areas. If the potential of Africa’s rural areas is...

Meet Michael Aboya, Agora Awards 2019 Hero

Michael is a 24-year-old self-taught photographer from Accra, Ghana. Born and raised in Nigeria, he moved to his father's homeland, Ghana, when he turned...

Michael Aboya’s ‘Songs of Freedom’ wins Best Photo of the Year...

The photo ‘Songs of Freedom’ by ghanaian photographer Michael Aboya was announced winner of the Agora Awards 2019 competition at a ceremony held in...

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...

Andela launches in Egypt with its first fully Remote Centre

Andela has announced commencement of its operations in Egypt with the launch of its first fully remote centre in partnership with the country's Information Technology...

The Sky’s the Limit for Girls taught STEM Subjects

“It’s impossible to imagine the future of science in outer space, or embrace its challenges, without the talents of women being at the heart...