The pandemic has shown how fragile and externally dependent African health systems are, says Dr. Amadou Alpha Sall the head of the Institut Pasteur in Dakar, leading the charge for local manufacturing of pharmaceuticals on the continent.
The fertiliser price shock triggered by the Russia-Ukraine war highlights the need for a continent-wide system of credit guarantees, Michael Sudarkasa, CEO of the Africa Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP), tells The Africa Report.
Groupe Filatex’s chief investment officer George Conde talks to The Africa Report about how the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is changing business on the continent. Filatex is based in Madagascar, and its activities are focused on energy, free zones, real estate and venture capital.
‘The kind of things the AfCFTA is trying to do, it’s really up to us’, says Cassava Technologies’ Pemhiwa
Cassava Technologies' CEO Hardy Pemhiwa talks to The Africa Report about technology, trade and the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). The company operates fibre networks, data centres and other tech-focused business in Africa.