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Monthly archives for June, 2017

Mobile start-ups struggle to secure t...

Mobile start-ups struggle to secure telco partnerships

Undefined processes and cross-network differences are hindering successful partnerships between Africa’s small businesses and mobile network operators (MNOs) – despite the fact that collaboration would offer substantial benefits to both. Source: African Business

After drought, an overabundance of ma...

After drought, an overabundance of maize in southern Africa

In 2015, a vicious El Niño weather pattern swept across southern Africa. Source: African Business

Social enterprise: time for local lea...

Social enterprise: time for local leadership

With new hardline US and UK governments pledging to overhaul their aid budgets, large cuts have been announced to programmes around the world – including in Africa. Source: Perspective

Conservation finance crowds into Afri...

Conservation finance crowds into African agriculture

Across Africa, innovation is key to breaking down barriers to the region’s full economic potential. Source: Perspective

Nigeria’s scrap metal industry booms

Nigeria’s scrap metal industry booms

At the busy Nkpor-Abakpa scrap market in Enugu state, southeastern Nigeria, 33-year-old Samson Ugochukwu stands in front of his shop. Source: African Business