Agriculture
C-19: Work and Jobs in Kenya

C-19: Work and Jobs in Kenya

In 2019, no less than 38.57% of young Kenyans (or 5,341,182 of 13,777,600) were out of work, according to census data. Article 260 of Kenya’s Constitution defines a youth as a person aged between 18 and 34. Even those...

The West African kingdom that became a country

The West African kingdom that became a country

Togo: the German legacy Togo’s accession to the modern age of international politics could be said to have begun in July 1884, when the protectorate treaty with Germany was signed In 1883, the German chancellor, Otto...

Blow, wind, blow

Blow, wind, blow

Southern Africa: economic nationalism ‘Empowerment’ benefits political elites while businesses are spooked and citizens are left with nothing but empty promises By Ray Ndlovu A wind of economic nationalism is blowing...

Africa’s industrialisation

Africa’s industrialisation

Why manufacturing is key to creating jobs and building diversified economies   Can the continent make it? By Ronak Gopaldas   Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana produce 53% of the world’s cocoa. But the supermarket shelves in...