Infrastructure improvements and commercial gold exports will help diversify the economy.
We talk to the Africa Finance Corporation's head of heavy industries to learn more about Djibouti’s opportunities for private sector infrastructural investment.
The small west African country is trying to set itself apart from nearby heavyweights like Ghana and Nigeria.
Asia is poised to play dominant role in Africa’s future growth in the wake of Brexit.
The website that publishes $90 billion worth of government and development bank contracts a year.
Some countries are still growing fast on the back of increasingly diversified economies, an expanding consumer class and rising capital inflows.
Profit-making idea: How to score government contracts
12 December, 2016The website that publishes $90 billion worth of government and development bank contracts a year.
Mombasa and Dar es Salaam, gateways to east Africa
1 December, 2016The Kenyan and Tanzanian ports are the most important in the region.
Addis Ababa airport – a view into a parallel world
18 November, 2016The four hours I spent waiting for my next flight provided some comfort in the wake of Trump, Brexit and growing nationalism.
Developing new sources of growth in Liberia
15 November, 2016Infrastructure improvements and commercial gold exports will help diversify the economy.
The company trying to make northern Nigeria a tech hub
14 November, 2016Changing the region’s work culture is half the battle.
South Africa: Still the gateway to Africa?
8 November, 2016Looking at its transport infrastructure, location and internal opportunities.
Why Africa needs Asia to reach its growth potential
4 November, 2016Asia is poised to play dominant role in Africa’s future growth in the wake of Brexit.
Why does it still take so long to drive across Africa?
1 November, 2016Google Maps very optimistically estimates that it would take 75 hours to drive non-stop from Lagos to Nairobi.
Rethinking capitalism in Africa
1 November, 2016Despite its challenges, Africa is the last capitalist frontier.
Foreign investment: Is it spurring African growth?
18 October, 2016Lower growth rates mean that attracting foreign investment is key to the continent's future.
The rise of Africa’s megacities
3 October, 2016Dar es Salaam, Casablanca, Nairobi and Khartoum poised for megacity status.
South Africa’s new ‘Transformer’ trucks could cut logistics costs by 20%
30 September, 2016These hybrid vehicles can be used on both road and rail.
Giving wings to Africa’s regional integration
21 September, 2016Though Africa is home to 15% of the world’s population, it accounts for less than 3% of its total air traffic.
Sketchy infrastructure an impediment to growth
6 September, 2016Inadequate infrastructure limits the continent’s economic progress, but funding roads, ports, and power projects is difficult.