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The ravages of war are not being felt only in South Sudan.
Kenyan businessman Vimal Shah is one of the region’s most prominent entrepreneurs.
Beyond mentorship, African entrepreneurs need more “validators”, according to Dr James Manyika, a director of the McKinsey Global Institute.
For more capital to flow into agriculture, farmers and financiers will have to learn a lot more about each other.
Innovation opportunities for the year ahead.
Kaskazi Network delivers consumer goods to informal shops and kiosks by motorcycle.
Gains from low oil prices can be substantial for developing-country importers if supported by stronger global growth.
Tom Nelson and Charles Whall explain why they believe the oil price is unlikely to stay this low for an extended period of time.
“Nigeria is the current dumping ground for food produce from all over the world,” said Cynthia Mosunmola Umoru.
Over the last twenty years, the single biggest determinant of South Africa’s economic growth has been global growth.
If sub-Saharan Africa drew on East Asia’s experience, the region could experience an economic miracle of its own.
A ‘think piece’ by the Africa Progress Panel’s research fellow, Stephen Yeboah.
Africans are eating like the rest of the world, but what they are eating isn’t necessarily good for them.
Diversifying exports has become a priority for development economists and policy makers of resource-rich countries around the world.
Many emerging tourism destinations in Africa have identified surfing as a target market.