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African nations are working to strengthen their economies by reducing dependence on foreign direct investment and aid, yet access to capital and financing remains a huge barrier for home-grown entrepreneurs.
In his recent book, Steve Wallace chronicles his journey to create a gourmet chocolate company in Ghana.
Few military leaders hold as much allure for historians as Hannibal. Archaeologist Patrick N. Hunt writes in his new book that much of his success came from strong finances.
New Wharton research looks at why kerosene is used widely in countries with undeveloped electricity grids – and why innovative alternatives aren’t gaining traction.
A nonprofit is planning to use the blockchain to fight corruption and remedy pollution in the Niger Delta. Will it work?
Hopes have receded for a steady recovery of South Africa’s fragile economy with the downgrade earlier this month of the country’s credit rating to junk status.
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.