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IoT West Africa Conference & Exhibition to hold in Lagos, Nigeria.

The current environment has created new challenges for businesses as they adapt to a digitally reliant operating model, and businesses are now accelerating their digital transformation. Seismic waves are happening as digitization transforms almost all sectors and industries around the world. Under one roof, hear from pioneers, inventors, and thought leaders as they dive deep

Op-ed: Putting coal into an African perspective

Since the presidency of Thabo Mbeki, plans have been periodically put forward to increase South Africa’s nuclear output. At present, Africa’s only nuclear power plant, Koeberg, supplies electricity to Cape Town, a city of just under five million residents. Cape Town’s economy accounts for 72% of the Western Province’s economic activity, according to 2016 figures,

Africa Poised for Green Bond Growth

Africa has generally lagged behind even other emerging market regions in attracting green finance. This is partly because of a lack of interest from institutional investors but also because the sectors that would benefit most, led by wind and solar power, are less developed on the continent than elsewhere in the world. However, with the

How financial inclusion can help achieve Sustainable Development Goals in Africa: An Outlook at MSMEs

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) unequivocally address some of the world’s most pressing challenges – from eliminating poverty, creating jobs, and deepening economic growth, to improving gender equality – for the purpose of creating a better and more sustainable future. With the advancement of digital payments and services today, it is important to consider the

First direct shipment of kenyan coffee to South Korea (Bolloré)

Bolloré Transport & Logistics was recently commissioned to handle a logistic operation organizing the first direct shipment of coffee by Kenyan farmers to South Korea without the use of a coffee brokerage. This was made possible thanks to sector reforms by the government of Kenya that now allow farmers to market their produce directly with