Home / News

RSS

News

Nigeria’s liquidity crunch deepens - Getty
From News

Hard choices as Nigeria’s liquidity crunch deepens

There may be a silver lining to Nigeria’s fiscal woes. With yield-chasing “hot money” leaving the country, Nigeria should make room for patient investors with long-term commitment.

SAB - InBev merger - Getty
From News

Africa expansion drives SAB Miller, AB InBev mega-merger

Strong investor confidence in many African markets is fuelling a rise in M&A activity and multinational power plays.

Egypt’s fig leaf elections - Getty
From News

Egypt’s fig leaf elections keep business elite on side

Egypt’s flawed elections will placate international scrutiny while giving the domestic business elite enough of a say to mollify them as the military consolidates power.

Strongman politics
From News

Mixed blessings for investors in end of strongman politics

Social change is never without turbulence, and investors may find the going more difficult without the short-term stability a strongman can provide.

Africa’s tech movement gets political
From News

Africa’s tech movement gets political

Africa’s tech scene and improving ICT infrastructure are connecting citizens and producing a new IT business constituency. These forces are altering the political landscape.

Rwanda gains
From News

Rwanda leads on child, maternal mortality gains

As the legacy of the Millennium Development Goals framework is debated, health outcome targets show steady improvement across Africa between 1990 and 2013.

Knowledge isn't power
From News

Africa’s knowledge economy dreams still distant

Many African governments are betting they can compete with the world’s knowledge economies. So far it is not taking off.

Malnutrition in Africa
From News

Malnutrition in Africa stunts economies

Aside from the moral imperative that no child should go hungry, there are economic benefits to ending malnutrition.

Bridging electricity gap teaser
From News

Bridging the electricity gap, fast

Turnkey power solutions can help bridge the electricity gap that leaves 621 million Africans in the dark, without having to wait years for grids to come online.

Ethiopian farming
From News

Ethiopia: Agriculture investment curbs inequality rises

Ethiopia’s rapid growth is serving as a counterpoint to the trope that high inequality is a necessary offshoot of rapid economic growth.

Consolidating Africa's banks

Arnold Ekpe talks to This is Africa about the logic of consolidating banks in many of the region's markets.

More videos from This is Africa 

Join our community

Content partners

   

We use cookies to improve site performance and enhance your user experience. If you’d like to disable cookies on this device, please see our cookie management page. If you close this message or continue to use the site, you consent to our use of cookies on this device in accordance with our cookie policy, unless you disable them.