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Digital revolution challenges and opportunities for African cities

By Rudolf du Plessis The rapid expansion of African cities over the past decades has meant an increasing demand for infrastructure, service delivery and jobs....

Lessons about housing from Ghana’s Volta River project 50 years on

Iain Jackson, University of Liverpool The Volta River project in Ghana was a symbolic embodiment of progress, modernisation, and development. It offered the opportunity for...

Off-grid solar: the next-generation energy solution for Africa

Energy remains at the core of development in Africa. Globally, there are about 1.2 billion people living without access to the grid. In Africa,...

How to begin online trading from home

As a result of advancements in technology, more and more businesses today are being run from home, including Forex trading businesses. While Forex trading...

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...

Affordable housing: Rethinking mortgage industry

By Johnstone Oltetia There are two essential parts to achieving affordable housing in Kenya: building decent, low-cost homes, and developing a housing finance market that...

Solar power is making huge inroads across Africa, but coal is...

May was a big month for solar power announcements in Africa. Algeria endorsed a huge 4GW, five-year solar plan that will install 10 times...

Why SA can’t make a big shift to renewables – yet

There’s a lively debate raging in South Africa about the extent to which renewables should replace coal, particularly given the threat of climate change. The country’s...

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....

A mega-solar initiative will help southern Africa shine

By Andrew Herscowitz,  Coordinator, Power Africa Mega-solar projects – large-scale installations capable of producing upwards of hundreds of megawatts (MW) of power – are generating much-needed...
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