13 Aug 2022

SADC learns from Sahel in Great Green Wall strategy

SADC learns from Sahel in Great Green Wall strategy Africa is drawing from its own lessons as it works toward land degradation neutrality (LDN), with the Southern African Development Community […]
6 Aug 2022

Angola wealth fund buys into Pensana’s green narrative

Angola wealth fund buys into Pensana’s green narrative   Fundo Soberano de Angola (FSDEA), the Angolan Sovereign Wealth Fund, has made a further equity investment of USD10-million into the development […]
4 Aug 2022

WhyAfrica Road Trip 2022: Southern Africa is alive and kicking!

WhyAfrica Road Trip 2022: Southern Africa is alive and kicking! After spending the last 42 days travelling almost 9000km overland between five Southern African countries, and visiting 32 project sites […]
27 Jul 2022

Africa will prosper with more Africa-to-Africa business

Africa will prosper with more Africa-to-Africa business Businesses in Africa need to be more serious about doing business in Africa. This, for Ivorian businessman Boris Konan, is the best solution […]
22 Jul 2022

What young Zimbabwean entrepreneurs need to succeed

What young Zimbabwean entrepreneurs need to succeed Operating within a hostile and volatile economy, young Zimbabwean entrepreneurs are determined to build their own pathways to success, but to what end? […]
1 Jul 2022

Seafood production can meet future demand says UP expert

Seafood production can meet future demand says UP expert Despite the challenges of climate change and overfishing, studies suggest that seafood production can be sustainably expanded to meet future food […]
25 Jun 2022

Desert Dragon’s agricultural potential still on ice

Desert Dragon’s agricultural potential still on ice WhyAfrica took an off-road detour yesterday to visit the Neckartal Dam, in the IIKaras Region close to the town of Keetmanshoop in Namibia. Neckartal, […]
19 Jun 2022

Flood resilience should be a key focus for SA

Flood resilience should be a key focus for SA As flood events become more frequent and severe, South Africa will need to lift its game in disaster management to become […]
17 Jun 2022

WhyAfrica’s Road Trip aims to benefit business in Africa

WhyAfrica’s Road Trip aims to benefit business in Africa Two years in the making, WhyAfrica’s Southern Africa Overland Road Trip 2022 will leave Johannesburg on Monday 20 June to embark […]
10 Jun 2022

Technology at the forefront of an agricultural revolution

Technology at the forefront of an agricultural revolution           WhyAfrica visited the NAMPO Harvest Day in Bothaville in the Free State in South Africa last month, and judging from the […]
7 Jun 2022

WhyAfrica takes to the road

WhyAfrica takes to the road Covid-19 and subsequent restrictions to control the pandemic’s spread, have been devastating for the African continent. An unintended consequence of the calamity is that reliable, […]
2 Jun 2022

Multispecies farming unit aims to heal Zimbabwe’s social fabric

Multispecies farming unit aims to heal Zimbabwe’s social fabric Shangani Holistic, in the Zimbabwe midlands, lives up to its name, fusing all the elements of its ecosystem so that each […]
30 May 2022

SA mining needs a dual approach to benefit rural communities

SA mining needs a dual approach to benefit rural communities While Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) has played a critical role in the development of many Small, Medium and Micro […]
24 May 2022

South African agriculture show exceeds expectations

South African agriculture show exceeds all expectations WhyAfrica visited the Nampo Harvest Day in Bothaville in the Free State Province of South Africa for the first time last week to […]
21 May 2022

African solutions needed to counter rising fuel prices

African solutions needed to counter rising fuel prices Increasing fuel prices will continue hurting African economies. One possible solution would be an agreement between African states producing oil (for refined […]
18 May 2022

Transformation and diversity critical for SA’s agriculture

Transformation and diversity critical for SA’s agriculture    Transformation, diversity, food security, job creation and sustainability, have been key focus areas in discussions this week at Nampo about the future […]
17 May 2022

Glaring challenges for SA farmers despite bumper season

Glaring challenges for SA farmers despite bumper season There was a big focus was on technology on the first day of the Nampo agricultural show in Bothaville in the Free […]
15 May 2022

Agriculture in focus next week

Agriculture in focus next week Next week our focus is on agriculture as we head straight from a week at the Mining Indaba in Cape Town to the South African […]