Archive for: July, 2013

Technology Can Assist Africa in its Development

Technology Can Assist Africa in its Development

Appropriate deployment of technology can help African countries solve some of their development challenges. This is the consensus view that emerged during discussions on a new flagship report titled “eTransform Africa” at the ongoing African Development Bank’s (AfDB) Annual Meetings […]

 
 

Will Tanzania Be The New Economic Frontier?

Will Tanzania Be The New Economic Frontier?

Asian countries have dominated much of the news in this decade over their economic growth and boom. Despite talks on the recent strides, Africa has remained on the back burner. And yet African economies have grown steadily despite the global […]

 
 

Mo’s African Governance Rankings: Oh Nigeria!

Mo’s African Governance Rankings: Oh Nigeria!

The latest Mo Ibrahim Index of African Governance showed that Nigeria has joined the top 10 bottom underperformers in governance in the continent. This dismal ranking should be of deep concern to Nigerians. The Index shows that Nigeria deteriorated from […]

 
 

Education Policies Remain Burial Caskets in Africa’s Development

Education Policies Remain Burial Caskets in Africa’s Development

Ambiguous education policies in many African countries to a large extent undermine development aspirations in the continent. Education policymakers in sub-Saharan Africa, like their counterparts in other parts of the world, are attracted by the possibility of using policy design […]

 
 

10 Poorest Countries in The World (All in Africa)

10 Poorest Countries in The World (All in Africa)

You probably heard that Ethiopia has been a fast growing economy in the content recording very high growth rate not just in Africa but the world as well. Yet the new measurement known as the Multidimensional Poverty Index, or MPI, […]