African firms spending big on digital tech to navigate future

Tanzania, Dec. 8 -- Nairobi. African companies are turning to digital solutions to insulate themselves against future shocks, according to two key reports. African businesses are increasingly spendin... Read More

Africa bets on solar mini grids to fix electricity access gap

Tanzania, Nov. 24 -- Nairobi. Twenty-one low-income countries have been earmarked as beneficiaries of the Africa Minigrids Programme. Solar-powered mini-grids could be the key to connecting 265 milli... Read More

Venture funds flowing into Africa's climate change businesses

Tanzania, Sept. 25 -- Nairobi. Startups working to mitigate climate change in Africa have caught the eye of investors as venture funds flow into technology that could shape the future of energy on the... Read More

Africa's tech startups see increase in investment

Tanzania, Sept. 25 -- Nairobi. Venture capital in Africa is being boosted by investments in companies connecting farmers and food producers to retailers (known as "midstream technologies") according t... Read More

Private wealth in Africa set for $798 billion jump to $3 trillion

Tanzania, Sept. 22 -- Nairobi. Africa's stock of private wealth is forecast to jump 38 percent to nearly $3 trillion over the next decade, with Mauritius and Rwanda witnessing the strongest growth. S... Read More

COP27: Inside Africa's increasingly clean energy record

Tanzania, Sept. 21 -- By comparison with the rest of the world, African states tread lightly, responsible for just 3.3% of global carbon emissions - eight times less than Asia, Europe and North Americ... Read More