Morocco is top ranked investment destination

Morocco is the most attractive economy for investments flowing into the African continent, according to the latest Africa Investment Index (AII) 2018 by Quantum Global’s independent research arm, Quantum Global Research Lab. According to the AII, Morocco ranks first on the Index based on its increasing solid economic growth, strategic geographic positioning, increased foreign direct […]

Four million Africans use Ecobank mobile app

The upgraded version of Ecobank’s revolutionary mobile app has attracted 3 million new customers in just 6 months, taking the total number of users to 4 million.   The app builds on the core functionality that saw the original version applauded as a game changer for African banking by using digital technology to combat many […]

Liberia: Pro-Poor or Nouveau Riche?

While Liberia might have experienced growth over the last decade, the country has been swamped by huge economic challenges especially since the twin shock (Iron ore and rubber prices reduction) coupled with the post Ebola epidemic: writes Stephen Johnson. In this article, we strive to explore the challenges for achieving sustainable pro-poor growth and poverty […]

African players in Sweden’s top football league

Scores of African players will don the colors of 15 of the 16 teams vying for the Swedish championship title this season. The championship, known as Allsvenskan, begins on April 1. Ghanaian defenders Patrick Kpozo, Samuel Mensah and midfielder Frank Arhin together with Ugandan defender Ronald Mukibi and Nigerian Alhaji Gero are title hopefuls with […]