An innovative approach to finance is helping to bring off-grid solar energy to low-income households and businesses without access to electricity.
Merger and acquisition activity has slowed in Africa, but is this the start of an extended downturn or simply a pause?
A carcinogen present in food causes death and handicapping across Africa. A solution to this deadly problem may be provided by an unlikely source.
Kenya’s newly re-elected President Kenyatta faces problems with his discontented opponents in 2018, but prospects for the economy are looking up.
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?
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.
Calls for regulation may bring Safaricom problems in its home market, but the operator is now freer to expand outside Kenya.
Africa’s entertainment sector has seen a boom over the last decade, with music one of the main drivers of growth.
In Kenya, a company is recycling waste from harvested sugar cane and coffee to create fuel – a glimpse of what the circular economy could look like if it takes hold across Africa.