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Solar Irrigation Helps Farmers Battle Climate-Induced Droughts

In the drought-prone district of Bugesera, south-east of Rwandas’s capital city Kigali, 24 year old Peruth Tuyishime is one of six farming group members working on a one hectare farm.
Mobile data Africa

Africans Charged More Than 3.5 Times The “Affordable” Rate For Mobile Data

People living in Africa are charged an average of 7.1 per cent of their monthly salary for a gigabyte (GB) of mobile data, more than 3.5 times the threshold considered affordable.
South Africa’s economy

The Spiralling Debt Trap In South Africa

South Africa’s economic growth is projected to hit 1% in 2020, which is lower than what was estimated earlier this year. With low wages and a high unemployment rate in the country,...

Huge Export, Trade Opportunities For Africa

Africa can capitalise on international trade wars by stepping up its export capabilities, says NWU trade expertAfrican countries have a lot to gain from a US-China trade war,...

Africa Investment Forum: $68BN In Investment This Time

CNBC Africa sits down with the President of the Africa Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina to discuss the 2nd outing of the African Investment Forum and the expected impact on the continent.
Nutrition Africa

Nutrition: The Best Investment For A Developing Africa

There is evident correlation between countries with high levels of children under five years of age who are stunted or wasted and the existence of political instability and/or frequent exposure to natural...
Mental Health Care

Why Africa Needs To Focus On Its Mental Health Care

Everyone needs to focus more on mental health care, but Africa has a larger gap in available help for those with mental health issues. Nigeria and Ethiopia have a major treatment gap...
Ghana’s National Sanitation Day

Ghana’s National Sanitation Day: Five Years Of Progress

It is no secret that Ghana has struggled with sanitation challenges in the past

Nigeria’s Map Regulation: What Are Its Opportunities & Challenges?

The race to close Nigeria’s 5 million metering gap took a turn for the better after the Meter Asset Provider Regulation took effect in April last year. Since then about 108 firms...
Child Safety

Child Safety Remains Top Priority In South Africa

On Saturday 22 September 2018, Nicholis Ninow brutally raped a 7-year-old girl in the bathroom of the Dros restaurant in Silverton, Pretoria. On the morning of Monday, 2 September 2019, 6-year-old Amy'Leigh de Jager...
Africa's Startups

Public-Private Partnerships Are Key To Creating An Enabling Environment For Africa’s Startups

One thing that Africa has no shortage of is entrepreneurs. However, it is in the creation of an enabling environment – a startup ecosystem - that will see entrepreneurs make a real...
land reform

OpEd: Lessons From The Prudhoe Community Land Claim

The following OP-ED is a collaborative effort by Zimkhitha Mhlahlo, Teddy Weinstein, Cecile van Schalkwyk and Cameron McConnachie of the LRCReady for Restitution? The People...

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