Akon has finalized agreement to build ‘Akon City’ in Senegal

Musician, entrepreneur and philanthropist, Akon, took to Twitter last week to announce that he has “finalized agreement for AKON CITY in Senegal.”

Nominate Africa’s young entrepreneurs for the 2020 Anzisha Prize

The Anzisha Prize has been developing and supporting Africa's youngest entrepreneurs over the last ten years. If...

Strategic Lagos highway set to ease gridlock and boost economy

The Apapa-Oshodi expressway expansion that commenced in 2018 is expected to be completed this year, paving way for eased gridlock and economic boost...

Okuafo Foundation is Ghana’s first winner of the global Zayed Sustainability Prize

Okuafo Foundation, an agriculture technology solutions service provider, has become the first Ghana-based winner of the Zayed Sustainability Prize in the...

Apply for StackUp, Andela’s 5-months Program in Rwanda

Andela has announced call for applications for its 5-months program, StackUp, open to aspiring and entry-level engineers in Kigali, Rwanda. 

Looking to Africa’s future: the promise of transnational ties

Nearly seven years ago, when I became president of Yale University, five of the top twelve - and eleven of the...

Africa’s fastest growing economies through 2024

Brookings Institution’s annual ‘Foresight Africa Report’ predicts Senegal, Rwanda, Niger, Uganda and Mozambique as the five fastest growing economies over the...

Kenya: Changes in Merger Control

In November 2019, Kenya introduced The Competition Rules, 2019 (Rules) to govern the Competition Authority of Kenya's (CAK) functions under the...

Sadio Mane, Asisat Oshoala and other winners of the CAF Awards 2019

The 28th edition of the CAF Awards held yesterday in Egypt and celebrated African footballers and officials who distinguished themselves during...

Africa is on track to squash malaria

With increasing effort, focused action and awareness towards tackling malaria across the continent, significant progress has been recorded. So far, three African countries have...