Last month, African leaders made their way to Washington, D.C., for the first U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit since 2014. The three-day event came at a crucial time for the United States as American foreign policy experts have grown increasingly nervous about …Continue reading
Elections are getting closer in Nigeria, and almost every candidate has declared a “war on poverty.” Since the country is home to the largest number of poor people in sub-Saharan Africa, lifting Nigerians out of poverty has become a crucial …Continue reading
Tobacco consumption has been a contentious issue for decades, given that the substance is one of the major causes of terminal ailments. This was why the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) labeled tobacco use as …Continue reading
African leaders are increasingly aspiring to “modernise” their cities. That is to make them “globally competitive” and “smart”. The hope is to strategically position cities in Africa to drive the continent’s much-needed socio-economic transformation.
But these aspirations tend to marginalise …Continue reading
A significant outcome of the global digital transition is those broadly accepted paradigms and implicit theories about how the world works are being antiquated faster than ever. A case in point is the African creator economy which has been instrumental …Continue reading
As a Senegalese entrepreneur, I can tell you what’s holding Africa back: the lack of affordable energy. We live on a continent where the average annual income is less than $2,000, and the majority of people rely on fossil fuels …Continue reading