Thursday, February 20, 2020

Opinion: Africa’s chance to lead the next digital revolution

By Gordon Graylish - One interesting theme took centre stage during panel discussions at the recently concluded World Economic Forum on Africa in Rwanda; that what the...

Cultivating a culture of entrepreneurship in Africa

When it comes to the promise of growth in Africa, progress has become less a question of what can be achieved - and more...

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...

Africa’s cocoa could sweeten the continent as it sweetens the world

Four West African countries (Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria and Cameroon) are responsible for producing up to 70% of the world’s cocoa beans. Ivory...

Bamboo: Africa’s untapped potential

It is a “wonder plant” that is uniquely blessed. Agronomists in Africa believe it can restore degraded landscapes while economists think it is a...

Untapped Intra-Regional Trade Opportunities Key to boosting African Economies

Despite an average annual growth in exports of 8.5% since 2010, trade between African regions remains low when compared to other parts of the...

How to stop the slave trade in Libya and beyond

by Maurice Middleberg, for CNN The righteous outrage from the international community at the recent uncovering by CNN of a slave market selling migrants in Libya will matter...

China and United States to battle for influence in African infrastructure...

New research from global law firm Baker McKenzie with data provider IJGlobal shows that development finance lending from state-backed institutions is the most important...