Raising Ghana’s land productivity can transform national economy

Many African countries have experienced unprecedented rates of economic growth since the turn of the century. During this period, some of these countries graduated to “lower-middle-income” status, and excitement grew about the rise of Africa’s expanding middle class. Yet their economic transformations display characteristics that could constrain future growth. Patterns of urbanisation without industrialisation, rapidContinue reading “Raising Ghana’s land productivity can transform national economy”

Six up-and-coming South African entrepreneurs playing a major role in growing the country’s economy

In a special 2019 series, Compelo is shining a spotlight on South Africa. Here, Dan Robinson profiles some of the emerging entrepreneurs in South Africa, who are helping to grow the economy of both country and African continent As the birthplace of Elon Musk, South Africa is associated with one of the world’s most prolificContinue reading “Six up-and-coming South African entrepreneurs playing a major role in growing the country’s economy”

Kenya launches digital economy blueprint for Africa at Summit

Kenya on Wednesday launched a digital economy blueprint for Africa, aimed at guiding African countries towards the adoption of digital technologies in order to participate and thrive in the digital global economy. The digital blueprint outlines five pillars for the development of the digital economy, which are digital infrastructure, presence and use of digital servicesContinue reading “Kenya launches digital economy blueprint for Africa at Summit”