Rwanda and Tanzania individually signed two mega-infrastructure deals in the last week in moves that will undoubtedly reshape the East African ... region politically and economically. Kenya stands to lose most.
South Africans are significantly less confident that financial services can help make the country more prosperous compared with Kenyans and Nigerians, ... according to the Financial Prosperity Barometer published on November 25 by online payment service provider PayU.
Over the past two decades, Africa has overcome multiple obstacles to economic growth and eradicating poverty, registering a widespread progress. ... The gradual transformation of Africa’s food systems has been key to this process, but to sustain and accelerate growth—particularly in the face of demographic changes, urbanization, shifting diets, climate change and protracted humanitarian crises—a new set of innovative solutions is urgently needed.