[Guardian] We’ve heard about it in hush tones, on the corners of the streets, with the periphery of our ears. It has been in many a conversation reserved for the home, in this century of human rediscovery. However, no one seems to have the facts
[This Day] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has predicted that inflation rate in Nigeria will rise to 13.5 per cent in 2019.
[ISS] Despite – or is it perhaps because of – increasing volumes of Chinese financing to Africa, that oft-reviled old banker, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), is making a comeback to the continent.
[IPS] Maputo -’Think Bigger’, urge the colourful posters on the walls of Ideario, an innovation hub in Chamanculo, a modest neighbourhood in Maputo, Mozambique’s capital. The message is right on target for the new female trainees, eager eyes glued to laptop screens as they learn internet and computer skills.
[The Aspen Institute] Recently, various Kenyan outlets have run stories that are disempowering to women and girls.
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian economy needs strong public private partnership and the current reform should shape the private sector to make it engine of the nation’s economy which needs revolutionary change, economic experts said.
[The Conversation Africa] Land distribution and people’s access to land have always been high on the political agenda in South Africa.
[ISS] Global statistics show that just two years ago, there were about 25 million labour trafficking victims in the world – 3.8 million of whom were forced into the sex trade. In Africa, 3.4 million people had been trafficked into forced labour by 2016.
[Africa Check] Nigeria’s education system is in crisis, presidential hopeful Donald Duke declared on his Facebook page @RealDonaldduke in July 2018.
[SciDev.Net] Addis Ababa -Ethiopian scientists have developed a new sorghum variety that could lead to multiple yields annually.