Africa

 
How sub-Saharan Africa can harness its big electricity opportunities
How sub-Saharan Africa can harness its big electricity opportunities
Electricity lifts people out of poverty and improves their health and standards of living. Yet 1.3 billion of the world’s people don’t have...
IBM aims AI at Africa
IBM aims AI at Africa
Artificial intelligence (AI) has been getting a bad rap lately. It’s been blamed for the way Facebook and Twitter promote fake news on the basis...
Presidential term limits: Slippery slope back to authoritarianism in Africa
Presidential term limits: Slippery slope back to authoritarianism in Africa
There is mounting concern in Africa about a lack of leadership as well as an increasing trend of hard-won democratic rights being reversed. One way...
Be part of Africa's rising tourism story at Africa's Travel Indaba 2018
Be part of Africa's rising tourism story at Africa's Travel Indaba 2018
A treasure chest of small “gems” offering the modern traveller unforgettable African experiences and plush luxury establishments that...
African leaders are more constrained by democratic rules than you think
African leaders are more constrained by democratic rules than you think
Africa is often imagined to be a place in which presidents can do whatever...
Paradigm shift as African countries throw their weight behind ivory ban
Paradigm shift as African countries throw their weight behind ivory ban
Calls from conservation groups for a strong line and a near total ban on the sale of ivory were strengthened last week when 32 African nations
Infographic: The rising tide of immigration from Africa to Europe and the US
Infographic: The rising tide of immigration from Africa to Europe and the US
A report released by the Pew Research Center analysed data on migration patterns from sub-Saharan African countries– specifically...
Slice of life: The taste of Africa
Slice of life: The taste of Africa
I was about 14 or 15 when I read a book called Without a Silver Spoon. I can’t remember who the author is or where it was set but what stood out...
Letters to the editor: February 2 to February 8
Letters to the editor: February 2 to February 8
It’s one thing to hate me. It’s another to lie about me in a national newspaper.
Drones are taking to the skies above Africa to map land ownership
Drones are taking to the skies above Africa to map land ownership
Mapping land boundaries is an important way to boost a country’s economic growth and development. It contributes towards better security of land...
Somaliland's voting technology shows how Africa can lead the world
Somaliland's voting technology shows how Africa can lead the world
Africa has become a testing ground for technological leapfrogging. This is a process that involves skipping stages and moving rapidly to the

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