Sirri Caro Nfornah: Boosting Renewable Energy For A Better Business Environment In Cameroon

 Cameroon is a growing economy with rapidly increasing electricity demands, particularly in the industrial sector. The utility is currently grappling with a power deficit, and energy efficiency measures are becoming critical for meeting Cameroon’s electricity demand in short to medium term. Cameroon’s development objectives, under the programme Vision 2035, contemplates significant investments in the energy […]

HIGHLIGHTS: What African Leaders Said At The UN General Assembly #UNGA

 Chad President Idriss Déby Itno acknowledged Chad’s effort in the fight against Boko Haram through its contribution to the regional force to fight the Islamist group. He stressed on the need for the international community to support African regional efforts to solve problems citing the situation in Libya, South Sudan and the Central African Republic […]

Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania Target Private Investments Worth $10 Billion

 East African countries want private investors to take up projects worth about $10 billion to fast-track economic development and lift millions out of poverty. Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda unveiled projects worth $9.9 billion at a recent Global African Investment Summit held in Kigali. Analysts believe the three countries are capable of attracting investors because East […]

Kenyatta: Japan-Africa Business Deals Have Potential To Transform Africa

 Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said that a summit of African government and business leaders with their Japanese counterparts had “the potential to transform the African continent.” Kenyatta made the remarks at the Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD) in Nairobi. Resource-poor Japan has long been interested in tapping Africa’s vast natural resources, even more […]

$100 Billion Investment: Second China-Africa Investment Forum Opens In Guangzhou

  The second China-Africa Investment forum opened on Wednesday in Guangzhou China The two-day event aims to promote experience-sharing between China and Africa, as well as accelerating Chinese investments in the continent. Around 300 government officials, entrepreneurs and other delegates will be taking part in the forum jointly hosted by the Chinese Development Bank and […]

AGRF 2016: Experts Gather In Kenya To Discuss Strategies For Africa’s Agricultural Transformation

  Close to 1500 delegates including Africa heads of State and government have come together in Kenya to discuss how Africa can better benefit from the continent’s agricultural transformation. The green revolution forum(September 5 to 9) is holding under the theme, “Seize the moment, Africa rising through Agricultural Transformation. In an address to delegates, Uhuru […]

Toyin Subair: HiTV 101

  The Founder and CEO of Nigeria’s first indigenous cable TV franchise HiTV, Toyin Subair, shares details of the company’s struggles and eventual collapse, and lessons learnt from the experience. This piece was originally published on his LinkedIn page. My great mentor asked me one day, a few years ago, why after the appointment of […]