tourism
African tourism – lessons from COVID-19

African tourism – lessons from COVID-19

  Imagine the ideal tourist destination: a magnet for people from all over the world, safe, full of beautiful natural sites, with urban delights such as music concerts and theatres, friendly locals, and perhaps...

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...

Egypt: ups and downs

Egypt: ups and downs

Political instability and unclear policies rock Egypt’s bourse By Kristen McTighe In the aftermath of the 2013 military coup that toppled Mohamed Morsi, Egypt’s former Islamist president, more than 1,000...

Beacon of hope

Beacon of hope

Democratic Republic of the Congo: tourism A privately-funded initiative in this central African country is helping to protect a pristine environment By Helen Grange The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is home to the...

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...