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The Bean Driving The Dark Chocolate Industry

With demand for chocolate at an all time high, the industry is booming and is now valued at over US $100 billion. Leading manufacturers post impressive profits each year as appetite for the sweet...

Women Leaders In Africa: Walk-the-Talk

In this podcast, Africa.com talks with two of GE Africa's high profile women leaders.Welela Dawit Chief Financial Officer, GE Power Services – Sub-Saharan Africa, GE West AfricaAdesua Dozie General Counsel...

Learners In Nigeria Tackle Wild Dog Extinction With STEM Youth Project

At the British International Education Association's (BIEA) 2019 STEM Youth Innovation Competition, five students from the Child Educational Development Centre (CEDEC) from Lagos exceeded expectations with their project to tackle the extinction...
Ella Mazani a smallholder maize farmer

Growing African Agriculture One Byte At A Time

Ella Mazani is a mobile phone farmer.“My mobile phone is part of my farming. It supports my farming and my family’s welfare through the services I get via...
Jennifer Handondo planting trees

Money Grows On Trees–Don’t Uproot Them

COMBATING DESERTIFICATION AND DROUGHTJennifer Handondo, a small scale farmer of Choma district in southern Zambia, plants food crops such as maize mostly for her family’s needs. Because...

Women Leaders In Africa: Balancing The Gender Equation

In this podcast, Africa.com speaks with Nitika Rosa, GE Africa's Head of HR and Lerato Molebatsi, GE South Africa's Managing Director. Nitika Rosa: I am currently the head of...
African Diamond Trade

The Impact Of Lab-Grown Diamonds On The African Diamond Trade

Prior to the political war thriller Blood Diamond being released onto the silver screen in 2006, most of the world was blissfully unaware of the immense suffering often associated with the African...

The Mauritius Government And Ministry Of Finance Responds To Factually Incorrect Reports

Reference is made to the various articles on Mauritius published by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) on the 23rd of July 2019, in the...
Digitalization of economies

There’s Need For More Disruption In Africa’s Tech Scene

For most people living outside Africa, they imagine the continent as the home of poverty, corruption

Is Nigeria Equipped To Tax The Digital Economy?

The Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development says the digital economy is increasingly becoming the economy itself and It will not be feasible to ring-fence it from the rest of the economy...
Dubai International Financial Centre

What Sets Dubai’s Free Zones Apart?

A quick search for the best free trade zones in the world and one of Dubai’s multiple free zones will pop up. The Financial Times’ FDi Intelligence report 2018 named Dubai Multi Commodities Centre...

Big Returns For Businesses In Rutenderi Thanks To New Mini-Grid

A new 50kW mini-grid in the village of Rutenderi in eastern Rwanda, has kick-started the local economy and is beginning to transform the sleepy rural village into a productive hub. The new...

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