Most efforts in Africa to date have been financially supported and driven from outside the continent.
With the right leadership, mindset and policies African countries can achieve, even exceed, the growth and development successes of Asian counterparts.
Nigeria’s pre-eminent position in Africa, lost to corruption and political patronage over the years, can be regained by putting its house in order.
There are significant economic and social pull factors behind the popularity of used clothing.
Mastercard’s annual Index of Women in Entrepreneurs (MIWE) provides invaluable insights into the progress and achievements of women in business and brings to the forefront the broad set of variables propelling the fast rate of female entrepreneurship globally.
Rwanda’s Development Board has secured a second major strategic deal to promote its tourism industry. This time the country’s promotion drive Visit Rwanda will be featured on the kit of French soccer club, Paris St. Germain (PSG) and throughout stadium branding.
The second project from The Artists Xchange, ‘Floating and Flying’ features a collaboration among Kenyan artists Margy Modo from Karamoja, Elizabeth Korikel from Turkana and Chebet Mutai from Nairobi. The project focuses and highlights the historically marginalised Ateker region.
The Zimbabwe Industrial Hemp Trust (ZIHT) has planted the country’s first authorised hemp crop at a prison in Harare in the wake of the government legalising the production of industrial hemp. Hemp can be refined into a variety of commercial items, including paper, textiles, and clothing.
Sudan has appointed its first female Chief Justice Neemat Abdullah Kheir. Her appointment comes as the country looks to transition into a full democracy. The historic appointment is being celebrated as a progressive step towards gender equality.