A carcinogen present in food causes death and handicapping across Africa. A solution to this deadly problem may be provided by an unlikely source.
Zimbabwe’s December budget was seen as a positive start for its new government, but deeper changes will need to be made if the country is to attract international investors.
Kenya’s newly re-elected President Kenyatta faces problems with his discontented opponents in 2018, but prospects for the economy are looking up.
Predictions of a commodity price rebound in 2017 have fallen short of the mark.
Increasing traveller numbers have ensured growth in the hotel sector at a time when the wider economy has been sluggish.
New talent is desperately needed to run Africa’s businesses, but many women and young people find themselves shut out of leadership roles. What can be done to unblock the talent pipeline?
Blockchain has the potential of shaping Africa across a number of areas including currency, land, commerce management and bureaucracy.
One year ago, Kenya’s central bank implemented an interest rate cap, but following unintended consequences and strong lobbying by the banks, it seems that the decision will be reversed in the near future.
Ethiopia continues to be one of the fastest growing economies in the world with an expanding consumer base. Despite internal political tensions, the country is attracting an increasing number of foreign investors as well as international banks eager to serve the expansion.
Calls for regulation may bring Safaricom problems in its home market, but the operator is now freer to expand outside Kenya.