Monday, April 8, 2019

A South African tax budget for renewal and growth

"This is a budget that plants a seed for renewal and growth" said the South African Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, in his Budget...

Lagos could use a ‘Car Free Day’

by Iweka Kingsley Africa’s most populous cities continue to experience both rapid growth as well as growing concerns and challenges. The need for innovative solutions...

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...

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...

Rwanda shows Africa how technology and human capital go hand in...

By Sheila Jagannathan Rwanda’s progress from the devastating civil war two decades ago to one of the most rapidly developing African countries is a remarkable narrative...

US announces new Africa policy

The United States yesterday outlined its Africa strategy by reiterating its commitment to strong partnerships with key countries in Africa, specifically naming Kenya as...

Rwanda the emerging economy to watch

by Collins Mwai for Forbes Africa The tiny East African nation has proven to be a role model for the continent. During her November 2018 visit...

Transforming the African agribusiness sector: tech, transparency hold key to inclusive...

According to experts, the African population is expected to double by 2050, which means that food demand on the continent is expected to at...