Tag: Africa

AUTOMOTIVE IN AFRICA

Experience has shown that the total supply chain for the automotive industry can be located across many economies. This is even more the case in economic blocs such as the EU where barriers to trade are reduced and logistics systems improved. As Africa starts in earnest a similar process of reducing trade barriers and improving […]

M/V AFRICA

Construction n ° 1763 – AFRICA Mixed motor vessel built in 1952 (Setting 05.01.1950, launching 24..01.1951, delivery 22.02.1952). 11427 tsl – 6405 tsn – 5160 tpl – 144.78 x 20.73 x 11.76 m – 2 diesel – 16100 CA – 2 propellers – 19.5 knots – Pass .: 148 first, 252 cabin, 84 tourist – […]

SMART CITIES IN AFRICA

  Smart cities are already under construction in several African countries. 60km outside Nairobi, the Kenyan government is building Konza Technological City, which is already being nicknamed “Silicon Savannah.” Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa and Rwanda also have plans for ambitious, technologically enhanced urban areas in the works. The problem with these megacity projects is that […]

Climate change in Nigeria

Climate change is not just about distant lands and peoples; it involves not only our neighbours, but also invests us, our country and mortgages our future days. As long as the desert wind blows, bringing the pride of the sand riders on the great lagoon and the ocean will have the strength to push the […]

Trans-African Highway

Nine Highways under Construction   Launched in 1971 by UNECA, it is actually a network of nine highways whose envisioned connections among one another would cover a combined total of 60,000 kilometres across the continent. One of these planned highways would stretch 8,000 kilometres between Cairo and Dakar; another for 8,000 kilometres between Cairo and […]

The seller of Nigerian bread

The seller of Nigerian bread became a model by chance The photographer Ty Bello realized that the image she had taken in Lagos to portray the Nigerian singer Tinie Tempah contained one more person, not foreseen in the photo shoot. She was tall and slender, with a haughty bearing in a red tunic. In place […]

Energy is a critical component

By Stanley Opara   South Africa and leading energy conglomerate in Africa, Sahara Group, have expressed worry over what they described as insufficient harnessing of Africa’s energy sector potential in the continent. They said achieving a robust energy sector remained the most critical component of the levers Africa requires to leapfrog into the Fourth Industrial […]

Big Africa

In our experience, the instinct of most businesspeople is to underestimate Africa’s size and potential as a market and overestimate the challenges of doing business there.       Romano Pisciotti teaches at the Rome Business School in Lagos

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