As Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed collects this year’s Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, his country is at a crossroads.
Industry Opinions

Ethiopia’s Peace Prize Challenge

As Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed collects this year’s Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, his country is at a crossroads. In one direction lies a democratic transition, via a successful general election scheduled for May 2020. The other path would lead the country to instability, ethnic violence, and possibly a return to repressive authoritarianism. For […]

Abhijit Banerjee and Ester Duflo, two of this year’s recipients of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, are the latest among leading economists to remind us that gross domestic product is an imperfect measure of human welfare.
Industry Opinions

Measuring Growth Democratically

Abhijit Banerjee and Ester Duflo, two of this year’s recipients of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, are the latest among leading economists to remind us that gross domestic product is an imperfect measure of human welfare. The Human Development Index, published by the United Nations Development Programme, aggregates indicators of life expectancy, education, […]

Emirates and Interjet Airlines have announced an enhanced interline agreement, which is set to open new routes and destinations for passengers travelling between Mexico, the Gulf and the Middle East and beyond.
Industry Travel

Emirates goes to Mexico via an enhanced agreement with Interjet Airlines

Emirates and Interjet Airlines have announced an enhanced interline agreement, which is set to open new routes and destinations for passengers travelling between Mexico, the Gulf and the Middle East and beyond. With a single ticket, Emirates’ passengers can now seamlessly connect via Mexico City onto Interjet flights to Leon/Guanajuato, Culiacan, Cancun, Chihuahua, Guadalajara, Merida, […]

Without changing the approach towards the efforts to end hunger, Africa risks remaining as the only continent struggling with hunger by 2030.
Africa Industry

Act Now to end Hunger in Africa

Without changing the approach towards the efforts to end hunger, Africa risks remaining as the only continent struggling with hunger by 2030. This is the view that was expressed by experts from the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF 2020). The experts worry that Africa could still be importing a significant amount of food by 2030 […]

The European Union and COMESA have signed 8.8 million Euros Contribution Agreement to increase private sector participation in sustainable regional and global value chains through improved investment/business climate and enhanced competitiveness in the COMESA region.
Africa Industry

EU and COMESA sign 8.8m Euros deal to support private sector

The European Union and COMESA have signed 8.8 million Euros Contribution Agreement to increase private sector participation in sustainable regional and global value chains through improved investment/business climate and enhanced competitiveness in the COMESA region. The funds will be used to implement the Regional Enterprise Competitiveness and Access to Markets Program (RECAMP), focusing on agro-processing, […]