The K@W Network:
A strong aviation industry can boost African economies, but entrenched interests and other hurdles must be removed, say the authors of ‘Fly Africa.’
Africa faces significant challenges in improving health care — the current Ebola outbreak among them — but even small advances can make a big difference.
A new study says the ecosystem for MENA entrepreneurs has improved, but challenges remain in terms of finding investors and scaling growth.
A sustainable, long-term health care infrastructure is required to deal with outbreaks like the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa, says Wharton's Ezekiel J. Emanuel.
In response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Wharton experts and others suggest ways to forge a globally coordinated effort in prevention, containment and development of vaccines.
Neglecting to understand regional and local politics and the role they might play in enterprise and investment can be a big pitfall for anyone doing business in the MENA region,[…]
Egyptian industrialist Nassef Sawiris, who is engaged in several projects in the U.S., says his home country will be ready for bigger investments by 2015.
While Virgin Megastores have closed down one by one in the West, they are thriving in the Middle East under the company’s MENA president, Nisreen Shocair.
Sivan Borowich-Ya’ari’s non-profit, Innovation: Africa, is bringing solar energy to remote villages in Africa, which she says spurs the empowerment of women and improvements in education and health.
Businesses and governments are rethinking global supply chains now that foreign direct investment is higher than ever in developing economies.