How could Africa’s electricity sector become more efficient and affordable?

South Africa Mpumalanga Middelburg Arnot Power Station croppedAfrica continues to lag behind fellow developing regions in installed generation capacity below 100GW and per capita electricity consumption. Economic correspondent Moin Siddiqi reports

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Keeping Africa Moving

south africa 280662 1280Road transport continues to play a critical role in realising Africa’s full potential. Economic correspondent Moin Siddiqi reports

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The challenges of building an industrial economy in Africa

16308564890 937b648d43 zThe manufacturing sector could boost huge economic growth for the continent but its share of GDP has not moved from around 11 per cent over the last 10 years. Economic correspondent Moin Siddiqi investigates

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Spillovers from China’s soft landing on developing Africa

Maputo skyline 2006China, the world’s second-largest economy, has assisted the African region through greater inflows of bilateral aid, trade, and infrastructure spending, especially over the past two decades – thus helping to raise the continent’s potential growth and business profile in external markets

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UN: Digitisation of Kenyan farmer payments helps tackle poverty

Job Promo ImageOne Acre Fund cut payment losses and collection costs by over 80 per cent, boosting farmers’ satisfaction and economic opportunity 

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