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    Africa’s Billionaires List, 2016

    Africa’s Billionaires List, 2016

    Africa’s richest have a combined $80.96 billion, a drop of $13.04 billion from $94 billion in 2015

      The Technological Revolution: Is it a Threat to Employment?

      All through history the coming of revolutionary technologies such as the railroad, the automobile, and the telephone have always had an effect on employment and jobs.

        Best Countries to do Business in Africa, 2017

        The African Exponent compiles 10 African countries best for doing business and some of the sectors open for possible investors, which range from tourism, telecommunications, manufacturing, mining, tourism to information technology.

          Ethio-Djibouti Railway Project: Africa's First Modern Electric Railway

          Ethiopia has set the bar very high and is seemingly asking Africa to follow it on the road to sustainable development.

            Meet Isabel dos Santos, Africa’s Richest Woman

            According to Forbes, her real time Net Worth as of September 24, 2016, was $3.3 Billion.

              Tanzania Needs to Learn from Other Regions to Industrialize

              United Nations Industrial Development Organization (Unido) has advised Tanzania to learn from other regions if it needs to revive its industrialization.

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              Lack of Street Addresses as a Bottleneck for Urbanization

              Lack of Street Addresses as a Bottleneck for Urbanization

              As Africa urbanizes and more people move to informal settlements on the edge of large cities, lack of formal addresses will become much larger in scale and economically problematic.

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              What Africa Needs to Fully Realize its Economic Potential

              Blackstone recently signed a 5 billion dollar investment with the Dangote group, one of the biggest conglomerates on the continent

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              Competing for The Sick: Is Paying Doctors, Per Patient Treated, Good or Bad?

              Paying medical doctors per patient treated is poised to cause more health challenges.

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              Tanzania’s Refusal to Sign EU Trade Pact Gives East Africa Time to Rethink

              Tanzania’s refusal to sign a new trade deal between the East African Community (EAC) and the European Union (EU) has generated anxious reactions.

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              Lack of Street Addresses as a Bottleneck for Urbanization

              As Africa urbanizes and more people move to informal settlements on the edge of large cities, lack of formal addresses will become much larger in scale and economically problematic.

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              Open Markets Vital for Agricultural Sector in Africa

              Paradoxical as it may sound, the cure for higher food prices is more often than not higher food prices.

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              Asos Makes a Collection in Kenya

              International fashion brands are seeing the potential in outsourcing their production to Africa. Asos is the latest one to do so.

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              Africa's Inefficiency is More Than Its Insufficiency.

              In Africa, it is not surprising to find an abundantly food-laden village with an equally overwhelming number of malnourished dwellers.

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              Are The So-called Unemployed Youth, Employable, Despite Their Predicament?

              As they go about chanting government-bashing mantras, do the unemployed youth have the skills it takes to be employed in both Self-employment and Paid employment?

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              Labour Day: Remembering Nigerian Workers

              The Nigerian civil servants have over the years been playing important roles in ensuring that government policies result in tangible services for Nigerians

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              Mobile Loans and the Newly Amended Banking Act

              A critical analysis on the impact of the amendments to the Banking Act in Kenya on mobile loan products offered by banks.

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              South African Wheat Import Tariff - Choosing the Right Formula

              South Africa is facing a unique season, in which a severe drought, high fuel prices, a weak Rand all simultaneously conspired to brew a perfect storm that has led to exceptionally high food prices.