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United Nations

Africa’s megacities a magnet for investors

Megacities, cities with a population of at least 10 million, are sprouting everywhere in Africa.  The number of people living in urban areas in Africa will double to more than 1 billion by 2042, according to the World Bank

Financial Times' fDi

Rwanda and Ethiopia look to challenge Africa's FDI giants

FDI in Africa is dominated by behemoth economies such as South Africa and Nigeria. However, hot on their heels are the likes of Rwanda and Ethiopia, which are looking to carve out niches in the tech and manufacturing sectors, respectively.

Africa Report

Africa’s cultural heritage: The long road home

The continued contentious trade of Africa's cultural heritage puts Western museums and galleries under fire as African collectors fight back

African Business Magazine

Could football finally become big business in Africa?

Football is undoubtedly Africa’s most popular sport. Millions tune in every week to watch the stars of the world’s biggest clubs compete. Yet Africa’s national leagues are far behind those of Europe in terms of development

African Business Magazine

International hotel brands target sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa is becoming more attractive to international hotel chains as economic growth, improved travel links and record tourist arrivals drive new investments

United Nations

A double challenge for the disabled

For many of Africa’s disabled, assistive devices such as wheelchairs, crutches, hearing aids and prosthetics are either not readily available or unaffordable