Political Economy

31 Oct 2021

Why you should invest in Africa

Why you should invest in Africa After another year dominated by Covid-19, there are still many reasons why companies should invest in Africa writes Leon Louw founder and editor of WhyAfrica. […]
15 Oct 2021

Hogan Lovells launches its 8th annual Africa Forum

Hogan Lovells launches its 8th annual Africa Forum From tech to entrepreneurship, clean energy to trade – these topics lead the discussions on Africa’s growth at this leading conference for […]
10 Oct 2021

Africa is ripe for investment says Obermeyer

Africa is ripe for investment says Obermeyer There is no question that Africa offers numerous investment opportunities. Despite negative perceptions, Africa, and South Africa, especially, is ripe for investment. Although […]
8 Oct 2021

Let’s change the narrative on Africa in the USA says Adesina

Let’s change the narrative on Africa in the USA, says Adesina According to African Development Bank (AfDB) President Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina a concerted effort to change the narrative on […]
5 Oct 2021

DPI’s USD1.15-billion African investment will focus on innovation

DPI’s USD1.15-billion African investment will focus on innovation London headquartered investment firm Development Partners International’s (DPI), African Development Partners III Fund (ADP III), has exceeded its USD800- million target of […]
4 Oct 2021

Raising the quality of East Africa’s economic growth

Raising the quality of East Africa’s economic growth While East Africa’s promising growth rates are good news, they remain based upon limited diversification in the region’s economies, writes Darryll Kilian, […]
30 Sep 2021

Strongmen debris haunts Khartoum and progressive African leaders

Strongmen debris haunts Khartoum and progressive African leaders Sudan is the latest country in Africa where the remnants of its down (but not out) leaders fight back to bite the […]
26 Sep 2021

The WLP welcomes Nigeria as a strategic hub in West Africa

The WLP welcomes Nigeria as a strategic hub in West Africa Nigeria has joined the World Logistics Passport (WLP) as a Hub, with the Council for the Regulation of Freight […]
21 Sep 2021

Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean join forces to drive circularity

The African Circular Economy Alliance (ACEA), and the Circular Economy Coalition of Latin America and the Caribbean (CEC LAC) have organised the first regional dialogue to strengthen cooperation around their […]
21 Sep 2021

Troubled times an opportunity to make a difference

Troubled times an opportunity to make a difference Although the world is in a crisis, it is the ideal time for business leaders, the private sector, governments, and development agencies […]
17 Sep 2021

INSTITUTE OF RISK MANAGEMENT SOUTH AFRICA (IRMSA) ANNUAL CONFERENCE – 29 & 30 SEPTEMBER

INSTITUTE OF RISK MANAGEMENT SOUTH AFRICA (IRMSA) ANNUAL CONFERENCE – 29 & 30 SEPTEMBER A CALL TO ACTION FOR RISK PROFESSIONALS AND BUSINESS LEADERS TO STEP UP Charting and managing […]
15 Sep 2021

West African Gas Pipeline a model for Intra-African trade

The West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) is a good model for Intra-African trade that could be adopted by other emerging natural gas regions across Africa.   The WAGP comprises a […]
12 Sep 2021

Congo-Brazzaville’s hydrocarbon sector a potential catalyst for economic growth

12 September 2021 – By leveraging its 2.9-billion-barrel crude oil reserves and 10 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, the Congo-Brazzaville’s hydrocarbon sector will be a major catalyst of the […]
7 Sep 2021

Oil, gas and mining projects in West Africa remain a priority despite Guinea’s military coup

07 September 2021- According to several companies operating in the region, their oil, gas and mining projects remain a priority in West Africa despite the military coup in Guinea over […]
6 Sep 2021

Conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray a crisis of large proportions

06 September 2021 – The conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region is a crisis of large proportions. Its impacts have been severe, and it has tainted the image of Ethiopia and […]
5 Sep 2021

Why Africa needs your business

05 September 2021 – Business in Africa has a chequered history. However, foreign investment is now needed more than ever. In this article, Leon Louw, founder and editor of WhyAfrica, […]
2 Sep 2021

Investments and PPPs will grow South Africa’s economy

By Johan Meyer, Executive Head of Projects and Technology at Exxaro 02 September 2021 – Despite the many challenges, there is hope for South Africa’s economy. Investments and public-private partnerships […]
31 Aug 2021

SMEs in South Africa remain resilient despite instability

31 August 2021 – Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in South Africa has remained resilient despite the recent instability. This is according to research based on the latest data by […]