As investment into Africa matures, the narrative is no longer wholly opportunistic nor philanthropic – it is simply optimistic.
Trends to watch that are telling of the continent’s promise and progress
Kenya and Ghana are both investing billions in building pre-planned tech hubs - but are ICT megacities the best way to support the continent’s growing tech movement?
In the oil rich Niger Delta, kidnapping may be on the wane but oil theft is a growing problem - and so long as mass poverty and unemployment persist, so will security risks.
Development cooperation is not only about money - it is also about the transfer of knowledge and experience.
Southeast Asian economy Singapore hopes to position itself as a portal between Africa and the region - but will Africa’s capacity constraints slow the process?
Angola is growing rapidly, and its consumer classes with it - but are the structures yet in place to make it an investment hub?
Could unused portions of the TV and radio spectrum be the answer to getting Africa online?
Egypt’s newly elected President may talk of hiking taxes, but his interests remain fundamentally aligned with the business and military elite.
East African leaders and UN officials bullish on responsible investment to break Great Lakes’ cycles of violence.
Interview with Lord Michael Hastings
Lord Michael Hastings sits down with This Is Africa to talk about the Millennium Villages projects he has helped to spearhead across Africa.
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