Questioning the Africa Rising Meme

Updated: Thu 28 Aug, 06:47 am

Before, during and after the US Africa summit one of the most frequently repeated factoids supporting the Africa Rising meme was that 'seven out of ten fastest growing economies are in Africa.' In … read more »

Ethiopia Becomes Largest African Refugee Host

Updated: Tue 19 Aug, 10:48 am

The UN refugee agency say Ethiopia has overtaken Kenya to become the largest refugee-hosting country in Africa. read more »

Digital Money 'Vital to Economic Growth'

Updated: Thu 28 Aug, 10:04 am

Integrating digital payments into the economies of emerging and developing nations addresses crucial issues of broad economic growth and individual financial empowerment, according to a new report by … read more »