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Winners announced in African Persons of the Year

The African Leadership magazine Persons of the Year Awards committee has unveiled the winners for different categories, with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi emerging as the African Political Leader of the Year 2019; and African of the Year 2019, awarded to Dr Akinwumi Adesina...

1 day ago

The digital economy's environmental footprint is threatening the planet

Modern society has given significant attention to the promises of the digital economy over the past decade. But it has given little attention to its negative environmental footprint...

By Raynold Wonder Alorse 9 Dec 2019

Live event platform for African women launches

Former CNN anchors launch Rouse, a live event platform for women of African descent...

6 Dec 2019

The path to sustainable structural transformation in Africa

Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt lays the red carpet for the 14th Edition of the African Economic Conference...

22 Nov 2019

Peace in the Horn of Africa leads to economic recovery

Horn of Africa countries launch regional initiative as peace dividend beckons, $15 billion investment on the cards...

14 Nov 2019

Can Africa overcome these threats to security and stability?

Our continent is hurtling towards an uncertain future that is being shaped by the forces of the Fourth Industrial Revolution...

By Pedro Guerreiro 11 Nov 2019

Winners of AWIEF women entrepreneurship awards announced

Twenty-two women founders and entrepreneurs from 10 different African countries were selected as finalists in the annual AWIEF Awards...

8 Nov 2019

See who won at the 2019 D&AD Impact Awards

The winners of the fourth annual D&AD Impact Awards were recently announced in New York...

7 Nov 2019

Nominations open for African Leadership Persons of the Year 2019

Nomination opens for African Leadership magazine Persons of The Year 2019...

6 Nov 2019

Achieving Africa's development goals

Extraordinary Meeting of African Development Bank Governors: "Make the right decision" for Africa to achieve its objectives, says Alassane Ouattara, President of Côte d'Ivoire...

4 Nov 2019

Africa's growth rests on economic empowerment of women

Women need to access the new economic Pan-Africanism on the continent, said Dr Vera Songwe, UN ECA head...

By Louise Marsland 1 Nov 2019

AfCFTA must be linked to women empowerment

A resolution taken at the annual Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum conference, calls on the economic empowerment of women to be linked to the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA)...

By Louise Marsland 31 Oct 2019

Growing digital literacy in Africa

Meet the Ghanaian social enterprise driving digital literacy in one of Africa's fastest-growing economies...

22 Oct 2019

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