Publicación de la categoría: Africa

The Man Who Founded One Of Africa’s Luxurious Trains

The private railway station at Capital Park in Pretoria suddenly turns into a scene from a colonial movie, complete with sound effects. A locomotive noisily chugs into view on the platform, returning from… Sigue leyendo

Merkel pushes for investment to curb migration in Africa tour

Chancellor Merkel has arrived in Senegal ahead of visits to Ghana and Nigeria. With nearly a dozen CEOs in tow, the German chancellor hopes that economic development will curb migration from the region.… Sigue leyendo

Investment Marketplace Coming To Africa

Investment Marketplace Coming To Africa From November 7-9, Africa Inc. will convene in South Africa’s Gauteng Province, the continent’s seventh largest economy, for the inaugural Africa Investment Forum (AIF). An initiative of the… Sigue leyendo

South Africa: the Africa’s New Silicon Valley

Perhaps most famously, Route 128 and Silicon Valley in the United States developed around the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford universities, while key European knowledge regions developed at the Sophia Antipolis high-tech… Sigue leyendo

Alibaba Group Founder Jack Ma to Donate US$10 Million to Establish Africa Entrepreneur Prize

Jack Ma Foundation will recognize 100 African entrepreneurs over the next 10 years focused on grassroots innovation, economic empowerment of women and small businesses. Today, Alibaba Group founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma… Sigue leyendo

BRICS Plus highlighted as key to cooperation

Xi calls on developing countries to help safeguard multilateral trading system President Xi Jinping highlighted on Friday the importance of enhancing cooperation between BRICS members and other emerging markets as well as developing… Sigue leyendo

Cryptos regulations: ‘Trojan horse’ islands suggested to harmonize crypto rules

Expert says legislation in Malta, Bermuda and Mauritius could be put in place and the islands then used as gateways to the larger markets. The sudden rise of crypto-currencies from geeky obscurity to… Sigue leyendo

Nelson Mandela Bay’s unique and beautiful tribute to Madiba

Nelson Mandela Bay has a number of sites honouring the Eastern Cape’s most famous son, but one, in particular, made me feel that the city has done Madiba’s name and legacy proud. A… Sigue leyendo

New controversial Kenyan cyber-crimes law approved by president

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta signed into law a sweeping cyber-crimes act criminalising fake news and online bullying, with clauses that critics argue could stifle press freedom. The bill imposes stiff fines and jail… Sigue leyendo

Angola passes new law scrapping need for local investment partner

Angola passes new law scrapping need for local investment partner: (Em português mais abaixo) Angola’s parliament approved unanimously on Thursday a new law to facilitate private investment into sub-Saharan Africa’s third largest economy,… Sigue leyendo

Johannesburg has a long way to go, but it’s heading in the right direction.

Mmusi Maimane reflects on progress in the City of Johannesburg: (En español al final del texto) Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba gave his second State of the City address on Wednesday, marking the first… Sigue leyendo

African ownership in peace and security

African ownership in peace and security: (En español al final del texto) The parents of girls kidnapped by Jihadist group, Boko Haram, in April 2014 are still in tears. Four years through the… Sigue leyendo

Food output on ascendancy in Tanzania

Food output on ascendancy in Tanzania: (En español al final del texto) THE state of production of food crops in the country has improved, reaching 15.9 million tonnes in the 2016/17-2017/2018 seasons, enabling… Sigue leyendo

Assessing ‘the China factor’ in Kenya and Zimbabwe

Assessing ‘the China factor’ in Kenya and Zimbabwe: (En español al final del texto) Kenya looks to be the more stable player, but Zimbabwe’s economic and political ties to China could prove decisive… Sigue leyendo

Port Louis the capital of Mauritius ranked best city for expats in Africa

Port Louis the capital of Mauritius ranked best city for expats in Africa (En español al final del texto) Port Louis Mauritius is in 83rd place in the global rankings and number one… Sigue leyendo

Cyril Ramaphosa elected as South Africa’s president

South Africa has a new president after scandal-hit Jacob Zuma heeded calls by his own party to resign. Cyril Ramaphosa, 65, was elected to replace Zuma following a parliamentary vote on Thursday. He… Sigue leyendo

O Governo de Moçambique planeja criar 1.7 milhão de empregos nos próximos 5 anos

Pelo menos 1.75 milhão de empregos deverão ser criados no país ao longo dos próximos cinco anos, em resultado da implementação do Plano de Acção da Política de Emprego 2018/22, aprovado ontem pelo… Sigue leyendo

Mauritius remains engaged on its interactions with bilateral, regional and international partners, says Prime Minister

Mauritius remains engaged and focused on its interactions with bilateral, regional and international partners: (En español al final del texto) Like all of you, we aspire for a more equitable, safer and more… Sigue leyendo

Analysis of South Africa: Moving to cities has lifted over 300k South Africans out of poverty

Moving to cities has lifted over 300k South Africans out of poverty. (El texto en español, más abajo) This article first appeared on “The Conversation”. Migration to cities has helped many South Africans… Sigue leyendo

Fall from Grace: Mugabe’s wife was his weakness

(En español al finalizar el texto siguiente): President Robert Mugabe’s downfall was caused by the ambitions of his combative wife Grace, whose emergence as his likely successor proved a step too far for… Sigue leyendo