The K@W Network:
A nonprofit is planning to use the blockchain to fight corruption and remedy pollution in the Niger Delta. Will it work?
J. Eric Wright, a venture capitalist based in South Africa, believes the biggest opportunity for entrepreneurs in the continent lies in the consumer space.
After the Arab Spring, Egyptians began rebuilding their economy to employ jobless youth. Entrepreneur and Eisenhower Fellow Dina Sherif sees startup innovation taking hold.
Emerging multinationals in sub-Saharan Africa are escaping the “commodities curse” and breaking into sectors like digital, telecom and financial services.
The power of mobile communications in Africa is sparking a new generation of creative entrepreneurs who are learning to think pan-Africa and globally.
When it comes to low-cost labor, China is looking for the next China. At the top of the list is Ethiopia.
Opportunity International, a microfinance group, likes to go where others don’t to start banks when "nobody in their right mind was thinking you could,” says David Simms, former head of[…]
Bidco CEO Vimal Shah sees his East African consumer goods conglomerate growing four-fold in the next five years as it expands its reach across the continent.
Astra Innovations relocates used power plants worldwide. Its business model provides a novel approach to meeting Africa’s growing power needs, says Astra managing director Cynthia Wandia in this interview.
The rise of Africa Internet Group to tech "unicorn" status reflects Africa's growth as an attractive consumer market. And more unicorns are likely to follow, Wharton experts and others say.
NREC CEO Sam Sidiqi shares how his firm hedges political and currency risks in commercial real estate developments in the MENA region. He also sees opportunities in developing Mediterranean coast[…]