Africa and the fourth industrial revolution
Africa is in a pickle at the moment. What on earth is to be done in order to turn a burgeoning population bulge into a productive trajectory? The continent was clearly cut off the huff not just by the suddenness
Market access, cooperation will unlock opportunities in Africa’s energy sector
In unlocking the next phase of transformation for the oil and gas sector, market access and intra-Africa cooperation will be critical, particularly in oil and gas pipeline and infrastructure projects
Africa needs own narrative to develop – Akinwunmi
he quest by Africa to overcome its current development challenges can only be realised with the development and deployment of engagement strategies that will ensure the continent owns and tells its own stories, says the Group Chief Executive Officer, Prima Garnet Africa, ‘Lolu Akinwunmi.
Africa has fourfold growth potential with right energy plan
Africa has the potential to expand the continental economy fourfold, with energy demands expanding by only 50 per cent, the International Energy Agency (IEA), has said.
Women seek end to international intrusion on Africa
Women have called for unity on the continent to end the international community’s subjugation of Africans. Speaking to The Guardian at the recent African Women In Dialogue (AfWID) in Johannesburg, South Africa, founder of Move Somalia Forward, Ms. Fadumo Dayib...
Africa sees improvements in visa openness – report
Africa has seen great improvements in visa openness as Africans can travel to more countries visa-free, according to the 2019 Africa Visa Openness Index released on Monday.
From Russia with love and FG’s poverty rhetoric
The other day, Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin announced that up to 20 billion dollars of African country's debt, owed his country, has been written off as part of an initiative to ease the debt burden of the continent.
The internet of things and its potential to impact Africa
It is projected that by 2020, there will be four billion connected people on the planet, over 25 billion embedded and intelligent systems, and more than twenty-five million apps.