Morag Ofili is travelling to Lagos, Nigeria with the Ministry of Justice as part of the ‘Legal Services are GREAT’ international marketing campaign.
Imagine paying people no strings attached cash, whether they have a job or not. In California, two experiments are being planned that some think could be the solution to a potentially jobless dystopian future.
In this episode we meet Ghanaian tech entrepreneur Ethel Cofie.
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In this episode we meet Kenyan tech pioneer Dorcas Muthoni.
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Resource-based economies are prone to achieve unstable GDP (Gross Domestic Product) output primarily due to global commodity price fluctuations. A decrease in the global trading price of a commodity item leads to a reduction in the income earned by the exporting nation and a deterioration of the national current account.
Through Q4 Ethiopia has seen deterioration of its foreign exchange reserves and a climbing inflation rate – both undermining its position as Africa’s growth poster boy.
In this episode we meet Somalian Ismail Ahmed who founded online money transfer service WorldRemit after blowing the whistle on alleged corruption in the UN Development Programme in Somalia.
Despite tracing its roots to the early 20th century when the Rockefeller family and others began centralising family assets, the family office concept only revealed signs of increasing popularity in the 1980s.
In a bid to leapfrog the traditional steps to development a number of West African economies are developing ‘Smart City’ solutions in major urban areas. One such solution, the establishment of new satellite cities, is yielding mixed results in the region.
In its Global Competitiveness Report 2017/2018 the World Economic Forum (WEF) ranks Mauritius 1st in Sub-Saharan Africa and 45th globally.