Political Economy

26 Mar 2022

Impala Platinum is WhyAfrica’s Pick Of The Week

Impala Platinum is WhyAfrica’s Pick Of The Week With platinum in high demand, and business confidence slowly returning to Southern Africa, platinum miners are set to soar. Impala Platinum Holding […]
25 Mar 2022

Adesina says South Africa is bankable

Adesina says South Africa is bankable The African Development Bank has put its faith in South Africa by committing USD2.8-billion over the next five years. A large chunk of this […]
1 Mar 2022

Dawn breaks in Namibia while Europe heads for bunkers

Dawn breaks in Namibia while Europe heads for bunkers With the price of gold, natural gas and oil through the roof, and a looming energy crisis on the horizon, several […]
1 Mar 2022

US Congressman says Africa is the place to invest

US Congressman says Africa is the place to invest United States Congressman Gregory Meeks has warned that the United States will only be part of the future if it invests […]
24 Feb 2022

Local security top priority as tension simmer in DRC

Local security top priority as tension simmer in DRC     Tension in the eastern parts of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) remain high in the wake of recurring […]
21 Feb 2022

DFI commits USD5.55-billion for MSME recovery in Africa

DFI commits USD5.55-billion for MSME recovery in Africa   The coalition for a sustainable and inclusive recovery of the private sector, an international group of 20 development finance institutions that […]
16 Feb 2022

Global investors look to grow African portfolios

Global investors look to grow African portfolios According to a new study by Standard Bank and the ValueExchange, about 76% of global investors are looking to grow their African investments. […]
13 Feb 2022

Will Ramaphosa’s promises translate into action?

Will Ramaphosa’s promises translate into action? During the years of Cyril Ramaphosa’s presidency most South Africans have become cynical when his annual State of the Nation (SONA) takes place. Typically […]
11 Feb 2022

Tanzania to expand markets with launch of Dodoma’s ring road

Tanzania to expand markets with launch of Dodoma’s ring road Hundreds of residents gathered in Tanzania’s capital city of Dodoma on Wednesday to witness the formal launch of construction work […]
7 Feb 2022

Renewed hope but Mozambique not out of the woods

Renewed hope, but Mozambique not out of the woods   Caution is needed before returning to Mozambique, although the security situation has improved markedly since Rwandan, Mozambican and SADC soldiers […]
5 Feb 2022

Old memories never die

Old memories never die Joint military operations in the Congo seems to have rekindled fond memories and caused Kagame and Museveni to kiss and make up, which is good news […]
3 Feb 2022

Building capacity to elevate Africa

Building capacity to elevate Africa Inefficiency and a lack of capacity in the public sector are major constraints in the growth of African countries. The Aig-Imoukhuede Foundation in Nigeria aims […]
2 Feb 2022

Financial system in Africa excludes young entrepreneurs

Financial system in Africa excludes young entrepreneurs The establishment of entrepreneurs and start-ups are key to ensure sustainable growth and development on the African continent. This is not happening today, […]
1 Feb 2022

AfDB supports Guinea Bissau’s economic transformation

AfDB supports Guinea Bissau’s economic transformation African Development Bank Group President Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina has announced a financial package of USD30-million dollars to the West African nation of Guinea […]
31 Jan 2022

WhyAfrica hits the road in June and July

WhyAfrica hits the road in June and July This year WhyAfrica returns to doing what it does best. We are getting our boots dirty with on-the ground, in-depth, grassroots reporting […]
30 Jan 2022

Séguéla in Côte d’Ivoire is WhyAfrica’s Pick Of The Week

Séguéla in Côte d’Ivoire is WhyAfrica’s Pick Of The Week Significant upside and compelling economics at Canadian based Fortuna Silver’s Séguéla gold project in Côte d’Ivoire makes the project WhyAfrica’s […]
27 Jan 2022

Promising results elevate Namibia as uranium top dog

Promising results elevate Namibia as uranium top dog        It is early days yet but Australian listed Elevate Uranium’s results from the resource definition drilling program at their Koppies project […]
24 Jan 2022

Dangote oil refinery in Nigeria a gamechanger says Adesina

Dangote oil refinery in Nigeria a gamechanger says Adesina According to African Development Bank President Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, Nigerian businessman Aliko Dangote’s oil refinery and petrochemical plant in Nigeria […]