Tag archive for ‘Africa News’
By admin On Friday, January 1st, 2021

Africa’s Journey of a thousand Miles’ under AfCFTA

By: Agnes Gitau Africa’s journey of a Thousands miles begins today under the Africa free trade agreement ‘ AfCFTA’. This is Africa’s opportunity towards recovery and prosperity and ultimately More...

By admin On Monday, March 30th, 2020

Tanzania – Elections to go ahead

TANZANIAN President John Magufuli said on Thursday the country’s October 2020 general elections will be held as planned despite the COVID-19 outbreak. ‘The elections will be held as planned. There are people More...

By admin On Monday, January 15th, 2018

Corporate boardrooms: where are the women?

  A lack of diversity afflicts most companies’ boards By Kwamboka Oyaro When a woman rises to the top rung of the traditionally all-male corporate ladder in Africa, it’s front-page news because women’s More...

By admin On Friday, January 5th, 2018

Africa’s poverty rates on a rebound despite notable Economic Development

In this special coverage of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we focus on SDG 10, which is “Reduced inequality within and among countries.” The aim of SDG 10 is for countries to adopt policies that promote More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

A visa Free Africa still faces hurdles

  Despite fears of increase in crimes, some countries are liberalizing  visas to attract investors By Kerry Dimmer Would an Africa in which Africans require no visas to travel boost prospects for intracontinental More...

By admin On Monday, December 18th, 2017

Africa grapples with inequalities in Education

  Higher enrolment numbers mask exclusion and inefficiencies By Zipporah Musau At the dawn of independence, incoming African leaders were quick to prioritize education on their development agendas. Attaining More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Visa-free travel in Africa remains far off

BY 2063, according to the African Union’s (AU) rather long-range prediction, Africa will be “a continent of seamless borders”. People, capital, goods and services will flow freely from South Africa to Tunisia More...

By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017

The Potential Of Diaspora Bonds In Africa

Source: RogueChiefs NO money is better spent than what is laid out for domestic satisfaction.” – Samuel Johnson. This equivocal statement may ring true for over 30 million Africans in the diaspora. According More...

By admin On Friday, April 14th, 2017

Kenya confident of leading East Africa after gov’t push for Islamic finance

Kenya, East Africa’s largest economy, played host to the second annual East Africa Islamic Economy Summit hosted by the advisory firm, GBS Africa. The forum, which brought together stakeholders from across the More...

By admin On Friday, March 24th, 2017

Youth dividend or ticking time bomb

 Africa Renewal As the African Union marks 2017 as the Year of Harnessing the Demographic Dividend Through Investments in Youth, this special edition looks at the many challenges and opportunities facing Africa’s More...