Dangote: Africa needs Investment & not Aid

President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has told developed countries to promote investments in African countries rather than providing aids. Dangote who...

Africa is ready for foreign investment

World Bank Vice President for the Africa Region Obiageli Ezekwesili has said Africa needs the right institutions, policies and investments to boost...

Africa Analysis: New aid agency must support science

South Africa's new development aid agency should help Africa capitalise on science, not just seek returns on investment, says Linda Nordling. South Africa made news...

South Africa: Department invests millions in skills development

Pretoria - The Department of Public Works has invested R32 million in the development of essential skills for young people in the built environment...

Leaders discuss African growth at Davos

The International Marketing Council (IMC) of South Africa brought together a panel of leaders from the world of politics, labour and economics at the...

Tanzania finds cash for Mandela science institute

The East African hub of the ambitious, pan-African Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) appears set for completion later this...

Before Your Next African Investment

Ndubuisi Ekekwe has kindly granted AfricanBrains permission to republish his article originally posted at Harvard Business Review on 11 Jan 2011. While attending a UN-sponsored workshop...

African chemistry booming, but funding is scarce

African chemistry is booming, according to scientists who gathered this week at a conference in Johannesburg from across the continent to kick off...

UN: Africa’s acquired technologies shows potential industrial recovery

21 January 2011 – Africa’s rapid acquisition of industrial technologies is an indication that the continent is joining other developing regions in building a...

Zambia: Government to launch VC Fund

The Zambian Government is to set up a Venture Capital Fund this year with seed money amounting to $4 million to provide equity financing...

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