Monday, February 18, 2019

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...

Unpacking Africa’s 2019 GDP growth prospects

The World Bank released its annual Global Economic Prospects  report for sub-Saharan Africa earlier this month, forecasting a GDP growth rate of 3.4 percent in...

The European Union and Ethiopia step up their partnership and cooperation

The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker met with the Prime Minister of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed to discuss EU support to Ethiopia's reform...

Two African companies hosting MIT Global Entrepreneurship Lab projects

Based on their business models, growth potential, and successes to date, two African companies—Africa’s Talking and Azalaï Hotels—have been selected to host Global Entrepreneurship Laboratory...

Andela secures $100M Series D to power the future of distributed...

Andela, the company building distributed engineering teams with Africa’s top software developers, today announced the completion of a $100M Series D funding. The round...

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...

What Congo’s election tells us about active citizenship in Africa

by Iweka Kingsley Congo’s recent presidential election has been on the news following the surprise announcement of Felix Tshisekedi as winner and rival opposition candidate...

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...