For Everlyne Cherobon, founder of the non-profit organisation EMEDEN Kenya, seeking to improve the livelihoods of rural smallholder farmers in ... Kenya's semi-arid Rift Valley, winning the EMRC award – and the cash prize of $15 000, makes a world of difference.
Anthony Doku (AD), managing director of research, monitoring and planning at the Ghana Revenue Authority as well as MD of O.G Farms Limited, ... speaks about farming, inclusive financing, marketing mechanisms, and the importance of property rights to The Africa Report (TAR)on the sidelines of the EMRC Agribusiness Forum 2011 in Johannesburg.
The struggle to find a foothold for Africa's film industry, especially Nigeria's Nollywood, the second largest film industry in the world according ... UNESCO, whilst containing piracy may have finally bore fruit as several African companies devise strategies to outsmart the distribution challenges facing the continent.
As Google launches its new social network service « Google+ », now available to the public without invitations, facebook is trying to remain ... the leader by looking at emerging countries. With over 700 million regular users in the world, but barely 3 million in Nigeria, facebook knows it can now only grow where the internet is not yet easily accessible.
Princelings (taizidang in Mandarin) are not new to the Chinese political arena. Jiang Zemin and Li Peng were the offstring of prominent Chinese ... Communist Party (CCP) officials, as are several members of the current leadership: Zhou Xiaochuan (central bank governor), Chen Yuan (China Development Bank governor), Bo Xilai (Chongqing party secretary) and Lou Jiwei (chairman of China Investment Corporation). Vice-president Xi Jinping is the son of Xi Zhongxun, a first-generation leader.