After the recent success of the Regional Roaming Agreement, landmark progress on economic competitiveness and innovation has been achieved in the region.
Investors are funding large-scale renewable projects in emerging markets – and with the rise of microgrids and numerous sustainable businesses the opportunities are rich for private equity.
Climate change has thrown Earth's weather patterns into chaos, as earthquakes, hurricanes and tornadoes are now commonplace in many countries, the global bank is urging cities to invest i...
The private sector has played a huge role in India’s development and is largely responsible for the phenomenal growth registered by the country since the economy was opened up in 1991.
Education can close achievement gaps and lift communities and individuals from poverty. As literacy rates rise around the world, the link between education and income is more evident. At ...
The Green Climate Fund has committed $56 million, along with an initial capitalisation of $100 million from the Development Bank of South Africa.
With impressive growth rates and a youthful population, Ethiopia could be an economic powerhouse if it overcomes its structural problems.
This socially conscious form of investment can help plug the gaps in healthcare left by the struggling public sector in many African countries.
With AfCFTA coming into force next year, would-be pan-African success stories need to consider how to operate across such a diverse set of markets.
African businesses must understand why the reasons why the Chinese have opted for lending rather than investment over the decade.
Cultivating so-called 'inclusive intermediaries' – companies who source from smallholder farmers – would benefit the agricultural value chain across the continent.
E-commerce start-up Jumia was the first African company to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange. It's now a guiding light for a host of innovative companies from the agricultural sector.
With the latest figures showing a decline in SDG investments, we must move on from the sporadic funding of isolated projects.
The World Economic Forum's ESG ecosystem is a first step in understanding the emerging but under-regulated sustainable investment field.
Building an artificial intelligence-led business in Africa comes with a unique set of challenges not experienced by entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley