Wednesday, August 14, 2019

The next phase of real estate financing in Africa

by Selwyn Blieden For a long time, the most prominent players in the African property sector have been private equity or other institutional investors. It is...

When people feel safe, national unity flows effortlessly

By Alice Wairimu Nderitu - More by this Author In what promises to be a busy electoral year, voters in Guinea-Bissau, Comoros, Algeria, Benin, Malawi, Botswana,...

East Africa must upgrade to ease power trade

Countries within the East African Power Pool must upgrade and harmonise their systems to allow electricity cross trading, said Uganda's Energy State Minister, Simon D’Ujanga. Speaking...

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...