Kenya has one of the most active renewable sectors in Africa. Could it serve as a model to be followed by other countries across Africa? We ... find out more from Elizabeth Rogo, the African Energy Chamber President for East Africa on the energy sector and on being the only female in a top leadership role.
As we graduate from Harvard amidst the pandemic, we reflect on the juxtaposition of our relative privilege with the systematic marginalization ... of the artisanal miners in the Democratic Republic of Congo. As we go into the real world, we have to recognize the contribution of their labour to our education and commit to improving their lives.
Nigeria’s biggest technology and telecoms players will benefit in the long term from the COVID-19 pandemic. The challenge is to protect small ... start-ups that represent the future of innovation. This third article of our series on the the impact of COVID-19 on Nigeria, looks at telecoms and technology.
Big oil-producing countries have faced a double-hit in recent months: the sudden drop in prices of oil and the economic impact of the global ... pandemic. In the case of Angola, which entered both crises with an already weakened economy, how are its prospects looking? The Africa Report speaks to Sergio Pugliese, the Executive President for the African Energy Chamber (AEC), to find out.
The campaign for a vaccine against the cororonavirus to be recognised as a global public good – patent-free, produced at scale and internationally ... available – is making headway. But progress is complicated by geopolitical rivalries between China and the United States as well as business interests.
Decision-making at the early stages of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic (the coronavirus causing COVID-19) was constrained by a paucity of medical evidence ... and epidemiological data. Knowledge gained over the past two months can therefore inform the next phase of the strategy.
Corporate governance rather than capital strength is the main challenge facing Nigerian regulators and banks grappling with lending exposure ... to the country’s oil producers. In the second story of our series, we look at the impact of COVID-19 on Nigeria's economy as it considers the outlook for banks who have lent to oil producers.