KCB Bank Celebrates Women Golfers
Africa Social

KCB Bank Celebrates Women Golfers

The Entebbe Ladies Open returned in its 13th Edition with a rich regional constitution of lady golfers. KCB Uganda sponsored this event as part of its commitment recognizing women in sports and further strengthening their participation in golf. Golfers; Babirye Martha, Magala Eva and Nsenga Mackline Top Tournament The Entebbe Ladies, a women-only […]

How to Fix the Platform Economy
Opinions

How to Fix the Platform Economy

Daron Acemoglu and Simon Johnson, BOSTON – Meta (Facebook), Alphabet (Google), Microsoft, Twitter, and a few other tech companies have come to dominate what we see and hear on the internet, shaping hundreds of millions of people’s perceptions of the world. In pursuit of advertising revenue, their algorithms are programmed to show us content that will hold […]

Winning the Cancer War in Sub-Saharan Africa
Africa Opinions Wellness

Winning the Cancer War in Sub-Saharan Africa

Miriam Mutebi,NAIROBI – Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, and obesity, kill 41 million people per year, with 77% of these deaths occurring in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). In Sub-Saharan Africa, NCDs are now responsible for roughly 37% of deaths – up from 24% in 2000. Cancer is one of the top three diseases driving this […]

Rolls-Royce Plc Announces New Leadership for Africa
Africa Travel

Rolls-Royce Plc Announces New Leadership for Africa

Rolls-Royce plc is delighted to announce the appointment of John Kelly to the position of President – Middle East, Türkiye and Africa (META), with immediate effect. Before this role, John spent six years as Senior Vice President of Europe, the Middle East and Africa for the Group’s Civil Aerospace business. John joined Rolls-Royce over twenty […]

Investors Looking to Emerging, Frontier Markets
Markets

Investors Looking to Emerging, Frontier Markets

New research* from Dragon Capital reveals that one in three (34%) retail investors plan to invest in emerging markets in the next 12 months as they increasingly diversify their holdings. · One in three UK retail investors plan to invest in emerging markets in the next 12 months on hopes of faster economic growth Of […]

China's Fast EV Growth Should Be Even Faster
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China’s Fast EV Growth Should Be Even Faster

Chris Busch, SAN FRANCISCO – As a maturing, cost-effective technology, electric vehicles (EVs) are a key part of the solution to planet-heating emissions. When paired with clean electricity, they offer a route to climate-neutral ground transportation. And fortunately, electricity is getting cleaner with each passing year, owing to the rapidly falling costs of solar and […]

EAC, ESAMI Partner to Strengthen Capacity on Regional Trade
Africa Opportunities

EAC, ESAMI Partner to Strengthen Capacity on Regional Trade

Samuel Nabwiiso, The East African Community (EAC) has signed partnership with the Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI) which aims at establishing a framework of collaboration in jointly developing training and capacity-building activities in trade-related areas, in a bid to foster greater business development and enhance the region’s competitiveness. The deal was signed recently […]

What's Next for Globalization?
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What’s Next for Globalization?

Dani Rodrik, CAMBRIDGE – The narrative that underpins the current global economic system is in the midst of a transformative plot twist. Since the end of World War II, the so-called liberal international order has been premised on the free flow of goods, capital, and finance, but this arrangement now seems increasingly anachronistic. Every market […]