In Depth

Fri,14Dec2018

In Depth

The human factor

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At the heart of the latest prognostications on Africa’s traj­ectories are the people – another 500 million, the vast majority under 30 – due to join the denizens of the continent’s cities over the next three decades. They should lay the groundwork for Africa’s great leap forward.

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Interview: Sacha Poignonnec, Co-CEO, Jumia

 

Antoine Doyen/LeemageSacha Poignonnec, the co-founder of Africa’s first tech unicorn, e-commerce group Jumia, talks about the need for patience, diversification and a strong consumer focus to win in the online world

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Strategic minerals: How electric cars are changing Congo

Cover images/SIPA - Electric cars - the future for mankind - and Congo

The DRC’s control of blue gold – the cobalt used in batteries – could give it a bigger say in global trade

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Rwanda: Keeping up with Kigali

Kigali

The capital city wants to plan its way to sustainable growth, but citizens and developers say their concerns have not yet been taken into account

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DRC | The Solutions: Paging Congo

The Solutions Paging Dr Congo

Prominent Congolese talk to The Africa Report about what is needed to fight corruption, manage the political transition, deliver free and fair elections, and ensure the country’s peace and prosperity

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"The NHI is not going to kill the private sector."- Aaron Motsaoledi, Health minister, South Africa

Aaron Motsaoledi Health minister, South Africa

The NHI is not going to kill the private sector

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