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African smart cities: A leap into the future?

13/01/2018

By 2020, Africa is likely to be the fastest urbanizing continent in the world. It is currently the most rural -- only 40...

Fixing education system is key to solving Nigeria’s problems

12/01/2018

The Nigerian education system produces large numbers of people who are unemployable. Citizens must hold the government t...

A look back at the year that the Sub-Saharan African startup scene found its stride

10/01/2018

African tech in 2017 was about the normalization of market events mostly absent even a decade ago.

Why Rwanda's development model wouldn't work elsewhere in Africa

10/01/2018

Rwanda is often touted as an example of what African states could achieve if only they were better governed.

Will Zimbabwe’s reforms go far enough?

10/01/2018

Zimbabwe’s December budget was seen as a positive start for its new government, but deeper changes will need to be made ...

Mark Mobius, Emerging Markets Guru, to Retire After 30 Years

09/01/2018

Veteran investor Mark Mobius, the bald-headed market guru who became one of the most recognized authorities on money-mak...

Kenya’s economy shows resilience

09/01/2018

Kenya’s newly re-elected President Kenyatta faces problems with his discontented opponents in 2018, but prospects for th...

Angola: Signs of a new trajectory

08/01/2018

Since taking office in September, President João Lourenço has introduced economic reforms and made some bold political m...

Nigeria looks to 2019 elections

08/01/2018

In a year likely to be dominated by the 2019 elections, the Nigerian economy should see growth of 2–5%.

The post Nigeria...

Africa in 2018: What will be the biggest stories?

06/01/2018

History was being made across the continent in 2017. From the end of an era to the realization of grand ambitions, from ...

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