Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Uganda reboots its Airline Industry

By Benjamin D Katz Uganda’s fledgling national airline will be a candidate for an initial public offering and closer cooperation with other carriers if the launch...

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...

Top 10 Business Schools in Africa

With Africa increasingly attracting investors and progressively becoming a business hub, it’s clear that the continent is ripe with opportunities. No one understands this better...

Ethiopia’s Tourism Generates over 3 Billion Dollars

Ethiopia obtained about 3.5 Billion dollars of tourism in the recently completed fiscal year, today reported official sources. The revenues came from 934,000 visitors who arrived...

Why I am suddenly optimistic about the future of Ethiopia

On April 2, 2018, with Ethiopia on the edge of political collapse, more than 100 million Ethiopians witnessed something different. Dr. Abiy Ahmed Ali,...

Exploring economic growth spillover channels in Africa

by Amy Copley In 2015 and 2016, economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa’s largest economies (Nigeria and South Africa) stagnated or declined, leading to a deceleration in...

Africa50 mobilises funds to close Africa’s $108b power, infrastructure gap

Africa50 has emerged a key player in driving infrastructure investments with commercial rates of return in the region, in an effort to bridge the...

World’s largest cities will be in Africa

In 100 years the world’s largest cities will be in Africa, says the Global Cities Institute. Lagos in Nigeria will be the largest city...