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Moving the economy forward

Cameroon has a pivotal place within Central Africa’s economic grouping, providing important access routes to sea ports on the Gulf of Guinea for its landlocked neighbours.…

OCP: leading the Moroccan march south

With access to one of the largest reserves of phosphates in the world, the OCP Group is a strategically important part of the Moroccan economy, and the company expects to take a leading role in the country’s industrialisation and to support the government’s desire to build trade and investment relationships with sub-Saharan Africa.…

New model farming

Social enterprises and multinationals are trialling new models to link smallholder farmers to inputs and markets in order to transform Africa’s agricultural economies.…

Leveraging Africa’s Demographic Dividend

Africa’s surging population growth could lead to social unrest and stalling economic development, unless the continent’s leaders can articulate new strategies to create productive jobs and build globally-relevant skills bases to drive their economies, says Babatunde Osotimehin, the executive director of the United Nations Population Fund.…

Interview: Brand South Africa’s Charlotte Maponya

South Africa is improving its infrastructure and business environment as it strives to become the preeminent hub for commercial investment into the rest of the African continent, says Charlotte Maponya, the chairperson of Brand South Africa.…

Time to challenge the global elite

World Economic Forum co-chair Winnie Byanyima, the executive director of Oxfam, is ready to call corporate and business leaders to task on global issues of inequality, human rights and climate change when they meet in Davos this year.…