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How China’s $60 Billion For Africa Will Drive Global Prosperity

As a long-term investor and developer of infrastructure in West Africa, I have been tracking China’s courtship of African nations over the last decade....

The Race to Solar-Power Africa

The cacao-farming community of Daban, in Ghana, is seven degrees north of the equator, and it’s always hot. In May, I met with several...

Risk appetite frameworks as a tool for surviving turbulent market

Businesses are built by taking on risk in one form or another. The old adage “no risk, no reward” rings true for all companies. The...

Lamu coal power plant would be a deadly mistake for Kenya

By Lerato Letebele|350.org Nations worldwide recognise coal to be an expensive and polluting way to generate energy. Despite growing support for alternative, cleaner sources of power...

Africa poised for greatness — but governments must act fast

Conventional wisdom tells us that the Chinese are buying up Africa faster than any other investors. It tells us that African banking lags in...

African countries eye ‘smart roads’

• NATHANIAL MATTHEWS and FRANK VAN STEENBERGEN ONE of the fastest growing economies in Africa, Ethiopia, has an ambitious plan to cut a green, sustainable...

Why nuclear power for African countries doesn’t make sense

By Hartmut Winkler Over the last few years reports have surfaced of a range of African countries planning nuclear power plants. At the moment, the only nuclear power...

Building the next generation through skills development

A massive skills shortage in Southern African countries lies at the heart of the challenge facing the construction industry in the region. While infrastructure...

What Makes China’s Economic Achievements Suited for Africa

As the world socio-economic scenario has been changed, exceeding the West , China has stood out to be a potential growth pole for developing...

Why good infrastructure governance is key to unlocking Africa’s potential

Infrastructure is crucial to Africa’s growth prospects. It’s also hard to get right. Until now, policy makers have focused on improving access to finance. But...
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