Archive for: April, 2016

Africa’s Fastest Growing Economies

Dar es Salaam - Tanzania

With an expected growth rate of 8.5 per cent for 2016, Côte d’Ivoire will be the fastest growing economy in Africa, according to the International Monetary Fund’s latest World Economic Outlook. Côte d’Ivoire’s economy has benefited from government policies and […]

 
 

Are Africans Poor but Happy? Questioning the Happiness Rankings

Are Africans Poor but Happy? Questioning the Happiness Rankings

In rich countries, there is a prevailing belief that people in Africa are poor but happy. Such images are time and again confirmed by popular reality shows on Western media in which celebrities like Madonna visit little-known tribes in the […]