Africa’s challenges are enormous but not insurmountable. There is therefore no need for despair. Solutions to enhance economic inclusivity abound through the low carbon pathway powered by clean energy of which the continent has in abundance though untapped. By making the right policy investments building institutions, capacity and technology, Africa can unleash its latent clean energy potential and leapfrog to being a global leader without adding a single tonne of planet warming gases while simultaneously creating income opportunities for millions of its citizens
Is the green economy the most sensible way forward for Africa?
There is no doubt that corruption remains one of the most significant challenges to good governance, sustainable economic growth, peace, stability and development in Africa.
Vendors and informal traders in Zimbabwe are not a problem, let alone THE problem. They are citizens exercising their right to earn a living even though they still barely manage to make ends meet. And in this case they are ‘workers’ because they are working to send their children to school, try and get them the best possible healthcare, pay other bills and at least make an honest living. It will be hard to find someone in government or some of the increasingly monopolistic companies doing the same
For the first time ever, oil giant Royal Dutch Shell will pay a huge settlement in Nigeria
Zimbabweans who do not have one of the newly introduced Special Dispensation Permits risk problems on their return to South Africa from their annual holiday
The Chinese have always looked at Africa from an eclectic perspective of infinite possibilities, and they are here for business, not to make friends. Do you know how to do business with the Chinese?
Recalculated GDP figures show that highly-populated Nigeria’s economy grew to $453 billion in 2012, leapfrogging SA’s $384 billion, according to the World Bank
Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has appointed Dr John Mangudya as the new governor of the Reserve Bank Of Zimbabwe. The former CEO of the state-linked CBZ Holdings, Mangudya takes over the central bank as the government struggles to brings stability […]