Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Growing trends in Africa – the rise of cannabis

By Darryl Bernstein Many countries across the globe are in the process of decriminalising the medical and recreational use of Cannabis, and Africa is no exception...

The rise of Sub-Saharan Africa as a fintech hub

Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the fastest-growing investment zones for financial technology companies according to new research says Forbes. The GSM Association says in its...

Implementing design thinking to enhance legal services related to investing in...

Investors in Africa face an increasingly complex business environment, with numerous geopolitical and economic risks to consider, as well as having to comply with...

Rwanda: showing what is possible in Africa with responsible leadership

By Teddy Totimeh for The New Times I was in Kigali, Rwanda for three days, in the presence of leaders and influencers that only the Eisenhower Fellows can pull...

Fusing IT and business to dish up a digital transformation treat

It is unlikely to have escaped your attention that the culinary world is witnessing an explosion of fusion cuisine, with chefs mixing various cooking...

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...