Mergers and acquisitions deal value rises in Africa in the first half of 2019

There was a sharp increase in the value of total mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals in Africa in the first half of 2019 (H1...

Human Trafficking – why we should all get involved

Although slavery was abolished centuries ago, modern slavery in form of human trafficking – which involves the illegal trade of humans for money or...

Meet the 2019 Mo Ibrahim Foundation Leadership Fellows

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation has announced the 2019 intake of selected Ibrahim Leadership Fellows, who will make up the programme’s eighth cohort. The incoming Fellows...

We can make Zimbabwe a first-world economy – Zim People First

Opposition Zimbabwe People First which is led by Dr Zeb Shumba has said that Zimbabwe has enough resources to transform the country into a...

Malawi’s economy to grow by 5% in 2019 – Central Bank

Malawi's economy which is heavily dependent on agriculture, is set to grow by 5% this year, up from 4% the previous year and in...

First annual Powering Jobs census released, showing large employment opportunity

Today, the first annual jobs census measuring employment from decentralized renewables for rural electrification in Africa and Asia, Powering Jobs Census 2019: the Energy Access...

Operational phase of the African Continental Free Trade Area is launched at Niger Summit...

The operational phase of the African Continental Free Trade Area, AfCFTA has been launched, after a day-long summit of Heads of State and Government...

TEF and UNDP to empower 100,000 additional African entrepreneurs

The Tony Elumelu Foundation since 2015 has been on a ten-year journey to empower 10,000 African entrepreneurs - 1,000 entrepreneurs each year - providing...

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

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 begins issuing East Africa e-Passport

By Ivan R. Mugisha for The East African Rwanda on Friday rolled out the East African Community (EAC) electronic passport in an effort to boost...