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Saudi Arabia has unveiled a bold plan to be less dependent on oil. While the plan makes sense in theory, observers say, it is difficult for resource-rich nations to successfully diversify.
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.
A Wharton research paper looks into the optimal structure of partnerships that would yield the best results when tackling large-scale, socio-economic problems in emerging markets.
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.
Remittance facilitator ZymPay Says It Offers a Simpler Way to Handle Cross-border Money Transfers.
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.
This year’s World Government Summit in Dubai showcased the tremendous growth of the U.A.E., the challenges it currently faces and its plans to recapture its legacy of innovation in the[…]