Kenya

The State Of Education In Africa Invites Cautious Optimism

The State Of Education In Africa Invites Cautious Optimism

Achievements have been made Measured by number of children sitting in classrooms, Africa has registered some remarkable achievements. The net enrollment rate, which measures the proportion of primary school age children registered for school, increased from 60% in 2000 to […]

 
 

Calling for a GMO-Free Continent

Calling for a GMO-Free Continent

Johannesburg — South African smallholder farmer Motlasi Musi is not happy with the African Centre for Biosafety’s call for his country and Africa to ban the cultivation, import, and export of all genetically modified maize. “I eat genetically modified maize, […]

 
 

Forbes names Kenya’s James Mwangi 2012 Africa Person of the Year

Forbes names Kenya’s James Mwangi 2012 Africa Person of the Year

The Chief Executive Officer of Kenya’s Equity Bank, Dr James Mwangi, has been named Forbes Africa 2012 Person of the Year. Dr Mwangi beat the likes of Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote who is Africa’s richest man; Tony Elumelu – Founder and […]

 
 

FORBES – Africa’s 40 Richest: Meet The Newcomers.

FORBES – Africa’s 40 Richest: Meet The Newcomers.

FORBES – Rising stock prices helped to shake up the ranks of Forbes’ second annual list of Africa’s 40 Richest. Fully one quarter of the list members this year are newcomers, including, for the first time, two women. Three of the […]