All articles in 'Development'


Africa: Silencing the Guns

Peace, security and stability are fundamental to the realization of sustainable development and to a...

4th July 2017
East African Container Trade Expands Over First Qu...

Political uncertainty and conflict continue to be a challenge

27th June 2017
Africa Registers Optimistic Growth Forecast

After a decade of growth, African countries are facing a more challenging outlook, notably with comm...

20th June 2017
Nepad Keen on Youth Development

On June 16, South Africa commemorated Youth Day, a day to honour the role played by South Africa’s y...

20th June 2017
Expanding Into Africa: Is It Viable For SMEs?

For small business owners, expanding into other African regions seems a logical ‘next step’ to meeti...

6th June 2017
Building on Success: Achieving Tanzania's Goal of...

East Africa has remained one of the fastest-growing regions in sub-Saharan Africa.

24th May 2017
Addressing Corruption: A Roadmap to Recovery

Illicit flows from Africa could be as much as US$50 billion per annum. This is approximately double...

10th May 2017
President Pushes for Home-Based Value Addition on...

President Yoweri Museveni has urged African leaders to stop what he described as ideological meander...

3rd May 2017
Ubuntu Conference Explores African Development

The theme of this year’s conference was “ubuntu” — a call for collaboration.

28th April 2017
Sweating the Balance Sheet to Deliver More for Afr...

Our vision for Africa at the African Development Bank is encapsulated in the High 5s: Light up and p...

28th April 2017
Unlocking Africa's Maritime Potential

Whenever the issue of maritime business is under discussion, the temptation is to dwell more on what...

27th April 2017
Infrastructure Development and the Role of the ECA

Over the years, the ECA has been in partnership with AUC and other continental and Sub-regional bodi...

22nd March 2017
Drivers of Foreign Direct Investment into Africa

Africa is generally less competitive than its main Developing and Transition Economy competitors

22nd March 2017
Aligning Companies and Government for Sustainable...

Some of the wealthiest, most privileged, most powerful people are investing in contingency plans for...

15th March 2017
Youth, Innovation and SDG Achievement

Approximately 9 out of 10 people between the ages of 10 and 24 live in less developed countries.

8th February 2017
South Sudan Has a Bright Future

We have to embrace peace so that we as people of South Sudan can be able to operate and positively c...

8th February 2017
Africa: Building a Partnership for Resilience

Out of 26 countries considered fragile in the 1990s, only 11 countries are considered to have built...

18th January 2017
Denaturalizing Poverty and Debureaucratizing Hung...

We are bombarded by so many images that we see pain, but do not touch it; we hear weeping, but do no...

27th June 2016
Sustainable Energy Future

We need more energy. We need to reduce emissions. And we need to make sure the required investments...

28th April 2016
WEF Does Not Add Value to Africa

If Africans equip themselves with arguments to defend Africa's position vis-à-vis the current exploi...

25th January 2016
Africa's Five 'High 5s'

Together we will Light up and Power Africa, Feed Africa, Industrialize Africa, Integrate Africa and...

1st February 2016
Role of Media in Africa

Who shapes the narrative of stories on Africa? Is our media Pan African in how it covers African sto...

17th July 2016
Building Stronger Economies and Communities in Afr...

Across the world an increasing number of businesses are looking beyond short-term economic growth an...

27th June 2016
Building Science and Technology Capacity in Africa...

The youth of Africa will drive the growth and prosperity of the continent into the next generation -...

12th April 2016
Will Ghana and Africa Implement the SDGs Framework...

Low starting points and inequality both within and between countries will make Sub-Saharan Africa’s...

26th April 2016
‘Diversification’: The Much Abused Word in Zam...

Given the number of times the word ‘diversification’ has been used in 52 years, everybody knows what...

9th May 2016
Ghana, Russia Set to Promote Cooperation

Russia and Ghana are linked by nearly 60 years of diplomatic relations, but business relationships a...

30th May 2016
India: Strengthening Ties with Africa

As Modi speeds up engagement with African countries, there is an important challenge that he faces w...

8th July 2016
The Five Levels of Corruption

God, through wisdom, had defined the five levels of human depravity. Apparently, it is these set of...

11th July 2016
Eurobond or Eurobomb?

Starting in 2007, a number of African countries have been issuing sovereign bonds in the internation...

15th April 2016
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