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Cashpoint aid’ and Africa: Who benefits?

Across Africa the news that a former colonial power, the UK, is to take a more strategic, political, hard-nosed approach to the way it...

Isaac Kwaku Fokuo & Andia Chakava’s thoughts … African philanthropy an...

When COVID-19 broke out in Africa, two non-African billionaires were among the first to donate masks, PPE’s, and other resources to support the fight...

Congo’s gold being smuggled out by the tonne, UN report finds

Gold production in Democratic Republic of Congo continues to be systematically underreported while tonnes of the precious metal is smuggled into global supply chains...

Pritha Mitra and Seung Mo Choi’s thoughts … Safeguarding Africa’s food...

Food security in sub-Saharan Africa is under threat. The ability of many Africans to access sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet their dietary...

Vivian EGWU’s thoughts……Driving AfriCapitalism through technology

Africa is a key territory on the global map. Rich in oil and natural resources, the continent holds a strategic position. Rich in oil...

Old scourges revived in Africa as the pandemic drains resources

Africa has biggest disease burden, fewest financial resources Measles vaccinations missed, polio may make a comeback Children in the Democratic Republic of Congo haven’t...

Arkebe Oqubay’s thoughts ….Ethiopia’s unconventional COVID-19 response

To the surprise of many, African governments have responded swiftly and boldly to the COVID-19 crisis. Ethiopia’s unconventional approach, for example, reflects the country’s...

African Sovereign Wealth Funds to lose at least US$19bn due to...

COVID-19 and its enormous economic repercussions on Africa is putting serious strain on the continent’s Sovereign Wealth Funds – which collectively hold some US$87billion...

Coronavirus could kill up to 190,000 in Africa in first year...

The novel coronavirus could kill between 83,000 and 190,000 people in Africa in the first year and infect between 29 million and 44 million...

A novel idea: integrating urban and rural safety nets in Africa...

Markets in Africa’s cities are central to the food chain. But many had to close because of COVID-19 measures. In countries across Africa, the public...

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