Today more than half the world's population lives in cities - and nowhere on earth is urbanising faster than sub-Saharan Africa. For the region's entrepreneurs, this represents a unique o...
Why should Africans care about the global economy? The short answer is if the world economy sneezes, the continent’s current cold could quickly escalate into a severe flu.
Africa has an enormous opportunity to take advantage of its abundance of natural resources, according to the 2019 edition of the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report.
The factory in the Ivory Coast will be the first of its kind in Africa and aims to produce enough plastic bricks to build 500 classrooms by 2021.
The Museum of Black Civilizations in Dakar, Senegal, is home to thousands of exhibits celebrating the role of black African art and ingenuity.
Addressing the maternal mortality rate in and around Kakuma refugee camp could set the region's women free to drive it forward economically.
Digital business allow innovative firms to meet unmet demand – which is why Africa provides especially fertile ground.
Jobseekers say opportunities are hard to come by, while employers claim candidates lack the required skills. To bridge this gap, here are five qualities Africa's employers are looking for...
Meet the Co-Chairs of this years World Economic Forum on Africa 2019, from 4-6 September. The theme is Shaping Inclusive Growth and Shared Futures in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Africa's state of economic development is similar to when internet giant Alibaba started out in China 20 years ago – raw and ripe with potential.
Automation threatens to make full employment a pipe dream or African countries. So how can they continue to build their social security nets?
The launch of the World Economic Forum’s Sub-Saharan Africa Risks Landscape report highlights the key challenges to the region.
As African countries look to engage in international trade, poor-quality storage facilities are hampering their potential.
Despite a clutch of fast-growing economies, new Oxfam data shows extreme poverty is still on the rise in Africa.
A quarter of a billion Africans are undernourished today, but a project in Rwanda could offer a solution for ending hunger in the region. It's based on a simple concept: investment in loc...