Smartphone affordability hampers digital inclusion

Smartphone affordability remains one of the major contributing factors hampering digital inclusion in some African countries. Speaking during an online Mobile Broadband Inclusion discussion organised by Huawei, GSMA head of sub-Saharan Africa, Akinwale Goodluck says...

Energy security can grow African economies

Energy stability. It’s a challenging conversation at the best of times with the complexities of climate change and the limitations of investment, but in Africa, it’s a conversation that has significant weight and many layers. By John Lewis, MD of Aggreko Africa In...

Energy security can grow African economies

Energy stability. It’s a challenging conversation at the best of times with the complexities of climate change and the limitations of investment, but in Africa, it’s a conversation that has significant weight and many layers. By John Lewis, MD of Aggreko Africa In...

Africa’s energy transition must be African

Africa is at an energy cross-road. On one hand, the most talented, better educated, most entrepreneurial and competitive generation the continent has ever had is rising and taking on leadership positions that will propel African companies to become more competitive....

Dangote Group, SAP achieve digital transformation in record time

With two of the continent’s most ambitious industrial projects underway, Nigeria’s Dangote Group has achieved the seemingly-impossible with an SAP-led digital transformation that was completed in record time. “We want our Refinery to be not just the...

How Africa’s fragile economies can recover

The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) Senior Policy Seminar has shone a spotlight on fragility of growth in African economies, seeking to stimulate an informed policy dialogue and related policy-making aimed at reducing identified fragile contexts and...