Tag: technology

Africa: How Technology Can Help Combat Africa’s Brain-Drain!

June 30, 2021
For the first time, Africa-focused startup funding has crossed the $1 billion mark. Last year, African startups received a total of $1.3 billion, with over half of the total funnelled into fintech businesses. From banking to health care provision, startups are proving that technology can provide the solutions to the most challenging of problems. Brain

Africa: Dams and the Technology-Development Nexus – the Case of the GERD

June 6, 2021
The business of national economic development is always multi-faceted with blurry lines, with politics, economics, technology and ecology interacting all the time. There is a peculiar additional complexity when we deal with strategic national resources such as water. This complexity is amplified when there are other stakeholders to the same resource but outside the national