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Blockchain can bring big social benefits to emerging economies — but it has limitations, note experts at a Wharton forum.
Neurosurgeon Teddy Totimeh, a 2016 Eisenhower Fellow, seeks to build a private acute care center in Ghana to improve his country’s state of critical care.
Kenya has a housing shortfall of some 200,000 units a year. Okomboli Ong’ong’a, an Eisenhower fellow, is creating a business model to help plug the gap.
Leading Ladies' Network, founded by Eisenhower Fellow Yawa Hansen-Quao, aims to raise a new generation of female African leaders.
Companies and governments cannot afford to ignore the rising clout of the rural consumer, argues author and marketing professor Vijay Mahajan in his new book.
In South Africa, economic resources have been transferred to a new elite, while the poor receive little.
A law that granted inheritance rights to Kenyan women resulted in greater empowerment and gains in their levels of education and health.
Venture capital firm Icon Capital Partners of Dubai sees Africa as the ‘sweet spot’ for its tech-focused investments.
North Star Alliance has built a network of health care clinics operating out of containers in Africa.
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.