Saturday, September 21, 2019

Interview: Ethiopia can be starting point for Africa investment

By Yi Whan-woo for Korea Times Solidarity is the driving force behind African countries that launched a single economic bloc last year and which aim...

The African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement comes into force

The  African Continental Free Trade Area agreement (AfCFTA) came  into force on 30 May 2019. In April 2019, Gambia ratified the agreement, bringing the...

A future option for African fast intercity coastal transportation

by HARRY VALENTINE for The Maritime Executive The recent redevelopment and upgrading of Kenya’s Mombasa – Nairobi railway line has revealed a market for faster, affordable intercity...

Seven things to consider when doing business in Africa

By Morne van der Merwe, Managing Partner, and Wildu du Plessis, Head of Africa at global law firm Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg Baker McKenzie share...

Learning from an African island

by Munir Ahmed for Daily Times PK Republic of Mauritius is an island in the Indian Ocean. Located about 2,000 kilometres off the southeast coast of the...

Transformer installation in Garissa shows Kenya’s power sector leadership

Kenya’s power sector has been dubbed a success story in Africa, and a new 2.5 MVA transformer in Garissa only affirms this further. Garissa,...

Tackling fake drugs: what Africa can learn from Tanzania

About a decade ago in Tanzania, according to an Interpol investigation report, 4 pharmacies and 18 drug stores were closed following a fake drug...

Africa’s global deal for nature

by Abiodun Jacob Aderibigbe Africa is experiencing a dramatic loss of biodiversity. By the end of this century, climate change alone could cause the loss of over half...