Sunday, January 21, 2018
For the past year, a debate has raged over the role and impact of the CFA franc in West Africa. Supporters of the controversial exchange rate arrangement argue that the peg to the Euro has delivered a credible and...
Bitcoin's eye-watering price surge over the past year is proving too tempting to resist despite fears that cryptocurrencies are a bubble floating towards an inevitable burst. One group for whom it holds particular appeal is African millennials, writes the...
Overcoming the barriers for intra-African trade to double in a decade can feel like a Sisyphean task – impossible to complete. But that is the objective of the Boosting Intra-African Trade (BIAT) action plan, which targets to double flows...
SWAKOPMUND, Namibia — Creating local jobs, promoting transnational corridors to increase the mobility of goods and services, and developing innovative ways to finance infrastructure projects were top talking points at the annual Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa, or...
THE SADC-East Africa electricity interconnector project linking Zambia, Tanzania and Kenya is fast overtaking achievements recorded by the regional bloc’s long journey of integration since its birth in 1980. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has moved as one cohesive...
Online video is the obvious way to do this but it requires much faster download speeds. With the physical infrastructure now being put in place, in some markets at least, online video is on the verge of taking off. Download...
International Air Transport Association (IATA), and the African Development Bank (AfDB), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to establish a framework for collaboration to boost the aviation sector in Africa. IATA’s Director General and Chief Executive Officer, Alexandre de...
South Africa is Korea’s largest trade partner in Africa, but there is much room to grow two-way trade and investment by targeting innovative sectors, according to the country’s top envoy here. The South African economy is being transformed to produce...
Africa’s largest cement Company, Dangote Cement recently opened its 1.5mtpa capacity cement plant in Mfila, Congo Brazzaville. The $300 million plant is expected to create about 1000 direct employment opportunities and thousands of several other indirect jobs. Speaking at the plant’s...
Nigeria has enjoyed strong economic growth rates in the last two decades, benefiting from rising oil prices and expansion of non-oil sectors. The plunge in oil prices in 2014 induced fiscal pressures and foreign currency shortages, and spilled over...

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