Thursday, January 17, 2019

Setting the scene for Nigeria’s Creative Industry

In June this year, the Nigerian government, through the office of the Vice President, inaugurated an advisory group – Technology and Creativity Council –...

A tourist’s point of view: Ambode should be left to continue...

by Julie Okonofua I have driven into Lagos many times before. I have come into Lagos by road through the Ojodu Berger end, through the...

Now is the time for local investors to step up and...

For years, the African renewable energy development market has been dominated by foreign investors and financial institutions. Now is the time for African investors to...

Why I am suddenly optimistic about the future of Ethiopia

On April 2, 2018, with Ethiopia on the edge of political collapse, more than 100 million Ethiopians witnessed something different. Dr. Abiy Ahmed Ali,...

Small businesses In South Africa critical to the 4th Industrial Revolution

Small businesses will be critical to South Africa in the 4th industrial revolution while access to information will revolutionize education. This was highlighted at an...

Africa, a breeding ground for innovation

African innovation is on the rise and the continent could play host to several new technology disruptions in the next few years. According to...

Best years ahead for capital raising in Africa

Domestic and cross-border Initial Public Offering (IPO) capital raising by African issuers in H1 2018 increased by 33% year-on-year to USD 396 million, while...

Africa has potential to revolutionise the energy sector through smart power...

Within developing economies, including Africa, there are growing opportunities to implement new technologies and localised energy generation systems, that could lead to innovation that will...