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Africa is poised for a digital revolution

Africa remains one of the preferred frontiers for investment opportunities and doing business, according to a report released by PwC Africa on Friday, 19 May 2016. Growth and foreign direct investment has continued in Africa amid the recent global economic uncertainty.

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Growing bamboo market in Africa

As the world bamboo market - led by China and an increasing demand for sustainable products in Europe and the United States - shows growth, African countries hope to generate income and create jobs for the rural poor. It wasn't until recently that widespread commercialisation of bamboo began on the continent. Agronomists believe it can restore degraded landscapes while economists think it is a potential "green gold".

By Zipporah Musau 17 May 2016