BY MAX THABISO EDKINS To be honest, I have never really been a fan of motorsport racing, but Formula E is something different. Regular sports car racing has always felt too loud, too polluting and a bit pointless, but electric car racing is… Read More ›
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed a loan agreement with the African Development Fund (ADF) designed to provide an Official Development Assistance (ODA) loan to the tune of 73.601 billion Japanese Yen (approx. US $700.9 million). The loan… Read More ›
Below is the speech of Christine Lagarde about spending reforms for sustainable and inclusive growth in Arab countries. By Christine Lagarde, Managing Director Dubai, February 10, 2018 Good morning—Sabah Al-Khair! Ministers and Governors—it is a great pleasure for me to speak… Read More ›
BY HAISHAN FU, Courtesy of the World Bank Development work is getting more technologically sophisticated by the day. The World Bank’s Information and Technology Solutions (ITS) department recently started an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Initiative. At the launch event, we explored the role of… Read More ›
by Joshua P. Meltzer Editor’s Note: On January 29, Joshua Meltzer testified before the United States International Trade Commission on deepening the U.S.-Africa trade and investment relationship. INTRODUCTION The United States trade relationship with sub-Saharan Africa remains underdeveloped. In fact, U.S…. Read More ›
Singer and philanthropist, Rihanna, on Friday thrilled millions of fans in Senegal and throughout Africa by declaring the world should never stop fighting until every boy and every girl has access to education in developing countries. Rihanna and French President… Read More ›
Alongside its latest Africa policy white paper, it makes China’s foreign policy quite unique compared to its global counterparts. Partly because of this visit, which usually ends up covering 4 to 5 countries within a week, the Chinese leadership can be proud of having made a stunning total of 79 visits to 43 different African countries over the past 10 years. There is no other country that can boast such a record.