Tagged in: WEF Africa


Alibaba tests water with e-commerce initiatives

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has a relatively light commercial footprint in Africa, but its moves to encourage digital entrepreneurship on the continent may hint at future expansion, as David Thomas reports.

Making the case for trade

As global trade tensions mount, WEF is targeting incremental gains in Africa to boost the ambitious Continental Free Trade Area.

Saving Africa’s tropical forests

At the turn of the 20th century, tropical forests teeming with fauna and wildlife stretched across West Africa in a verdant belt from Cameroon to Liberia and beyond.…

OCP targets sustainability gains

One of the world’s leaders in the phosphate industry, Morocco’s OCP, has put the circular economy at the centre of their strategy, and is investing in R&D to make it happen.