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28th World Economic Forum on Africa To Focus on Inclusive Growth in the Fourth...

Sub-Saharan Africa’s future prosperity hinges on the ability of its leaders to create inclusive, sustainable growth at a time of rapid transformation in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This will be the main...
South African Labour Force

Nearly 55% Of South African Labour Force Affected By Skills Mismatch

-The skills of nearly 55% of people working in South Africa are redundant or inadequate for the position they are in--Report comes as world economy seen to lose...
smart africa

Smart City, Smart Nation and Smart Africa

A greener, more intelligent infrastructure is the backbone of a smart Africa. Definition of a Smart City A smart city is measured by the efficiency with which resources, like energy and water, is provided. The goal is...

Op-Ed: What the AfCFTA Means for the Energy Sector

Major new opportunities for cross-border collaboration arise from the signature of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.
africa mobile market

Unlocking Value In The Sub-Saharan Africa Mobile Market

Mobile network operators can avoid the challenges more mature markets have experienced by focusing on their customers.Mobile phone operators in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are playing on borrowed...
Shopping Hacks

Make Sure That Your Shopping Trip Doesn’t Cost You An Arm And A Leg!

Ever walked into a supermarket intending to buy only a few items, and ended up walking out with bags and bags of goodies, and a good few hundred Rand poorer? Granted, we...
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The Impact Of Liberation On Rwanda’s Economy

This year was the 25th since the Rwandan Patriotic Front liberated the country, stopping the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi. During the period, special focus was put on reconciliation and economic revival.
Dark Chocolate cocoa beans

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...
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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...
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