African Economics

Africa Produces 75% of Cocoa But Gets 2% of $100b Chocolate Market Revenue | Ghana Business News

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FacebookTwitterMailFor centuries, the economies of African countries have been made dependent on advanced economies, and despite the enormous amount of natural resources in Africa, over 500 million citizens continue to live in poverty. A case in point is the cocoa and chocolate industries. Even though Africa produces 75 per cent of all the cocoa in the world, the continent gets […]
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Kenyans Say Chinese Investment Brings Racism and Discrimination | The New York Times RUIRU, Kenya — Before last year, Richard Ochieng’, 26, could not recall experiencing racism firsthand.">Kenyans Say Chinese Investment Brings Racism and Discrimination | The New York Times RUIRU, Kenya — Before last year, Richard Ochieng’, 26, could not recall experiencing racism firsthand.

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RUIRU, Kenya — Before last year, Richard Ochieng’, 26, could not recall experiencing racism firsthand.
Kenyans Say Chinese Investment Brings Racism and Discrimination | The New York Times RUIRU, Kenya — Before last year, Richard Ochieng’, 26, could not recall experiencing racism firsthand." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Africa’s female rising stars of business are still seen as second-class citizens | The Guardian Despite the compelling narrative about African women becoming titans of industry, sexism and inequality make scaling up impossible for many entrepreneurs">Africa’s female rising stars of business are still seen as second-class citizens | The Guardian Despite the compelling narrative about African women becoming titans of industry, sexism and inequality make scaling up impossible for many entrepreneurs

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Despite the compelling narrative about African women becoming titans of industry, sexism and inequality make scaling up impossible for many entrepreneurs.
Africa’s female rising stars of business are still seen as second-class citizens | The Guardian Despite the compelling narrative about African women becoming titans of industry, sexism and inequality make scaling up impossible for many entrepreneurs" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Jennings Junior High leads 2.8-mile trek to raise money for a well in Kenya | The St. Louis American “We’re walking for water!” a Jennings Junior School student shouted while waving a sign at passing cars. Many honked in solidarity.">Jennings Junior High leads 2.8-mile trek to raise money for a well in Kenya | The St. Louis American “We’re walking for water!” a Jennings Junior School student shouted while waving a sign at passing cars. Many honked in solidarity.

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“We’re walking for water!” a Jennings Junior School student shouted while waving a sign at passing cars. Many honked in solidarity.
Jennings Junior High leads 2.8-mile trek to raise money for a well in Kenya | The St. Louis American “We’re walking for water!” a Jennings Junior School student shouted while waving a sign at passing cars. Many honked in solidarity." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth | Al Jazeera If African countries are to benefit from foreign investment, they must be allowed to - even helped to - legally regulate that investment and the corporations that often bring it.">Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth | Al Jazeera If African countries are to benefit from foreign investment, they must be allowed to - even helped to - legally regulate that investment and the corporations that often bring it.

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If African countries are to benefit from foreign investment, they must be allowed to - even helped to - legally regulate that investment and the corporations that often bring it.
Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth | Al Jazeera If African countries are to benefit from foreign investment, they must be allowed to - even helped to - legally regulate that investment and the corporations that often bring it." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Start-Up Bets on Tech Talent Pipeline From Africa | The New York Times When Tolulope Komolafe first heard the pitch, she was skeptical. A fledgling company in Lagos, Nigeria, would pay her to learn how to write modern computer code and then offer her a good job in the high-tech economy.">Start-Up Bets on Tech Talent Pipeline From Africa | The New York Times When Tolulope Komolafe first heard the pitch, she was skeptical. A fledgling company in Lagos, Nigeria, would pay her to learn how to write modern computer code and then offer her a good job in the high-tech economy.

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When Tolulope Komolafe first heard the pitch, she was skeptical. A fledgling company in Lagos, Nigeria, would pay her to learn how to write modern computer code and then offer her a good job in the high-tech economy.
Start-Up Bets on Tech Talent Pipeline From Africa | The New York Times When Tolulope Komolafe first heard the pitch, she was skeptical. A fledgling company in Lagos, Nigeria, would pay her to learn how to write modern computer code and then offer her a good job in the high-tech economy." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Detroit’s DIY Cure for Urban Blight | Politico Recovering from bankruptcy, the city created the country’s largest land bank to transform a surplus of abandoned properties into livable, tax-paying homes.">Detroit’s DIY Cure for Urban Blight | Politico Recovering from bankruptcy, the city created the country’s largest land bank to transform a surplus of abandoned properties into livable, tax-paying homes.

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Recovering from bankruptcy, the city created the country’s largest land bank to transform a surplus of abandoned properties into livable, tax-paying homes.
Detroit’s DIY Cure for Urban Blight | Politico Recovering from bankruptcy, the city created the country’s largest land bank to transform a surplus of abandoned properties into livable, tax-paying homes." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Afropreneurs: This Company Is Introducing Ethiopia to the Ease of Food Delivery – Okay Africa When Feleg Tsegaye left a promising career at the U.S. Federal Reserve to return to his parents’ homeland of Ethiopia, the one thing he found himself missing most was something common to almost every major American city: Food Delivery.">Afropreneurs: This Company Is Introducing Ethiopia to the Ease of Food Delivery – Okay Africa When Feleg Tsegaye left a promising career at the U.S. Federal Reserve to return to his parents’ homeland of Ethiopia, the one thing he found himself missing most was something common to almost every major American city: Food Delivery.

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When Feleg Tsegaye left a promising career at the U.S. Federal Reserve to return to his parents’ homeland of Ethiopia, the one thing he found himself missing most was something common to almost every major American city: Food Delivery.
Afropreneurs: This Company Is Introducing Ethiopia to the Ease of Food Delivery – Okay Africa When Feleg Tsegaye left a promising career at the U.S. Federal Reserve to return to his parents’ homeland of Ethiopia, the one thing he found himself missing most was something common to almost every major American city: Food Delivery." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More