Africa’s need for infrastructure grows ever more pressing but raising finance for projects has been very difficult. However, progress things are beginning to change.
New ports are being built and existing facilities are being improved and expanded across the continent.
Global interest rates are still hovering around historic lows, but a sharp rise could have ugly consequences for Africa’s economies.
‘Invest in cities, not countries’, says Acha Leke, Senior Partner at McKinsey Africa
Franchising has led to a business revolution in the US, but uptake has been slow in Africa. How can this successful model be extended across the continent?
Lessons learned in Brazil could be applied to Africa’s tropical belt to make the continent more food secure.
According to a comprehensive just released World Bank book on the “wealth of nations” despite robust growth in gross wealth in Africa, per capita wealth …
The African Union describes its long-awaited Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) one of its flagship projects in the continental body’s blueprint Agenda 2063. There …
Although the current hostility towards globalisation may suggest otherwise, the World Bank’s Marcelo M. Giugale argues that several global trends are coming together to support progress in the developing world, including Africa.
The head of UNIDO talks to Christine Holzbauer about his organisation’s work with the world’s least developed countries (LDCs).