Wednesday, August 14, 2019

US announces new Africa policy

The United States yesterday outlined its Africa strategy by reiterating its commitment to strong partnerships with key countries in Africa, specifically naming Kenya as...

Rwanda the emerging economy to watch

by Collins Mwai for Forbes Africa The tiny East African nation has proven to be a role model for the continent. During her November 2018 visit...

Transforming the African agribusiness sector: tech, transparency hold key to inclusive...

According to experts, the African population is expected to double by 2050, which means that food demand on the continent is expected to at...

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...

Fostering Green, Made-In-Africa Innovations

By Emmanuel Hitimana Over 1000 policy makers, experts, investors and financial specialists from across Africa are gathered this week in Kigali, at a week-long Africa Green Growth...

Making Ethiopia’s electoral board independent

by Felix Horne There was good news from Ethiopia as former opposition leader, lawyer and judge Birtukan Midekssa was named head of the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia...

Influencer Marketing and the rise of the ‘Hyperfan’

Early this month, an influencer was sued by Snap Chat’s PR firm for not influencing hard enough for them. Apparently, an agreement was signed...

Smallholder farmers feeding Ethiopia’s cities

Ethiopia’s urban population is growing fast, with 20 percent of people now living in cities. Fast forward to 2050 and the United Nations Population Division estimates that this...