Thursday, June 4, 2020

Africa’s tallest building set to take the continent to new heights

The Leonardo, a 55-story building designed mostly by women and measuring up to 227 meters in height has been widely celebrated as Africa’s...

Ethiopia’s satellite launch holds much promise for the country

After two missed deadlines, Ethiopia launched its long-awaited first satellite into space on Friday December 20, 2019. Proud officials and awed...

Economic outlook for Africa in 2020 looks good despite slowing global...

According to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), Africa’s economic diversity will shield it from the slowing global GDP growth....

Four Kenyan innovators making change happen

Africa continually looks to its younger generation to use innovative approaches to tackle pertinent problems across the continent. From housing to employment, ideas and...

These African countries have the highest percentage of women business owners...

Uganda, Ghana and Botswana are ranked as the top three countries with the highest percentages of women-owned businesses, according to the Mastercard Index of...

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...

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...

Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister wins the Nobel Prize for Peace

Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia's Prime Minister, has won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Peace, ahead of 301 candidates that included 16-year-old Swedish climate-change activist Greta...