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The Future of Banking in Africa

Along with this has been a step change in the introduction of cards, ATMs and increasingly, mobile banking. Banking and banking products are now accessible …

The Blossoming of African Art

African art is all the rage nowadays. After being ignored for decades, both antique and contemporary African works of art are now commanding high prices …

For whom the bell tolls

The government’s hopes that imposing tolls on Gauteng province’s expressway network would raise the funding needed to revamp the province’s roads have turned into ashes. Fierce opposition to the system seems to have united all, including the Gauteng ANC faction. Tom Nevin has the details.

Pharma chains on the way

While pharmacy chain stores are a common sight on the high streets of the US, UK or Japan, they are few and far between in …

The battle for African generics

According to Kenya’s State Bureau of Statistics, the country spent $450m on importing drugs last year. Unlike in many other industries, the cost of actually …

How Nigeria beat Ebola

Nigeria has shown that with knowledge, rapid and coordinated interventions and painstaking follow-up, the deadly Ebola virus can not only be stopped in its tracks, …