#FairnessFirst: How sending girls to school changes the economy

Ever thought the answer to breaking the country's poverty cycle was as simple as improving basic education for females? Economist Dr Dawie Roodt explained the implications at last week's Ads24 Food for thought session...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Research data needs to be used with purpose

African statisticians urged to take ownership of their data and use it for continent's prosperity and beware of fake news and populist politicians...

12 Oct 2018

Dangote urges deepening of African economy through free trade

The key to Africa's economic growth and strength is in the development of the regional market...

10 Oct 2018

AI Summit launches at AfricaCom 2018

Artificial intelligence is already apparent in most industries and has the potential to reach more and do more...

10 Oct 2018

This Mozambican startup is plotting an African data revolution

Seedstars Maputo winner WenaData may only be active in Mozambique for now, but the startup has big plans for taking its innovative research techniques across the continent...

By Tom Jackson 9 Oct 2018

Social media: is it really to blame for young people being lonelier than any other age group?

Young people are lonelier than all other age groups, according to recent findings from the BBC Loneliness Experiment...

By Rebecca Nowland 5 Oct 2018

It's time for Africa to tell a new story

Africa is perceived in a certain way because of the stories being told about it...

By Mimi Kalinda 27 Sep 2018

'Africa cannot be ignored'

Risk is important but it should not be an excuse not to invest in Africa, according to African Development Bank president Akinwumi Adesina...

27 Sep 2018

AfCFTA will spur industrialisation

The African Continental Free Trade Area will spur Africa's industrialisation and economic development...

24 Sep 2018

Five roots to Central Africa's industrialisation

Four years after the oil boom ended and Central African countries faced a sudden reverse in their fortunes from the strong growth of the early 2000...

By Antonio Pedro and Julian Slotman 21 Sep 2018

Peace agreements signed across Horn of Africa

'Wind of hope' blowing through Horn of Africa says UN chief, as Ethiopia and Eritrea sign historic peace accord...

20 Sep 2018

The African innovation ecosystem

The first report in a series of innovation white papers on Africa looks at the challenges in solving innovation ecosystem challenges...

20 Sep 2018

#PwCOutlook: Africa's entertainment, media industry experiencing Convergence 3.0

According to PwC's 'Entertainment and media outlook: 2018 - 2022: An African perspective', Africa's entertainment and media industry has entered a dynamic new phase - a third wave of convergence...

19 Sep 2018

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