Despite blockchain’s association with wild speculation and cryptocurrencies, the new technology is being talked up as a solution to African governance and economic problems.
The young generation of African entrepreneurs is pushing for change and banks are responding in order to promote the growth of trade.
Against the background of a sluggish global economy, intra-African investment is essential for realising the “Africa rising” narrative.
The landmark $1 trillion One Belt, One Road initiative looks set to reshape global trade, but will Africa benefit?
Far from holding Africa back, the drive towards insularity in the developed world could actually help to accelerate economic growth on the continent.
An agreement between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire to coordinate cocoa production is striking in its rareness.
The present time holds some great opportunities for Africa says Andrew Skipper, head of Africa at international law firm Hogan Lovells.
Trade between African countries is meagre, but pan-African companies have the ability to increase it.
Afreximbank to boost African trade with $90bn trade support over the next 5 years.
For former director-general of the WTO, Pascal Lamy, globalisation is far from being a spent force, and Africa has a real role to play in it.