Daily Archives: August 12, 2017

African Real Estate & Infrastructure Summit comes to Gauteng in October to focus on continent’s urban opportunities and challenges

Africa’s cities are facing an urban ‘polycrisis’ read more

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Nigerian Economic Recovery through Industrialization and Diversification by Public and Private Sector Synergy

Ehiedu Iweriebor, Phd, professor of history in the Department of Africana and Puerto, Rican/Latina Studies, Hunter College, City University of New York, USA

The current economic crisis and recession in Nigeria has brought to the fore what is already known: that the existent Nigerian national economy is not organized for internal self-propulsion and autonomous economic and business activities. The Nigerian economy, since independence, has been operated by the maintenance of the neo-colonial system of development incapacitation, primary commodity export, dependency and poverty generation. Its basic and long-standing focus has been on the expanded production and export of primary commodities, such as agricultural products like palm oil, groundnut, cotton, cocoa, rubber in the 1960s and 1970s and subsequently crude oil since the 1970s. But as raw material export depends on external demand, it does not activate autonomous and secure economic activity. Therefore, the Nigerian economy has no internal capacity for mass production and self-propulsion. It is a large, unfree, dependent and unviable economy. read more

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Angola Monitor

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Angola Monitor 2017_3  

O Monitor de Angola 2017_3

Issue 3/2017

The Angola Monitor covers the politics, economics, development, democracy and human rights of Angola. It is published quarterly by Action for Southern Africa (ACTSA). read more

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Plans to Save Africa’s Polluted Coastlines in 2018

The Oceans have become the world’s biggest rubbish dump – and Africa’s coastlines are under siege. read more

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Strong digital leadership drives Africa’s digital transformation

Richard van Wageningen, Vice President, IMEAR region, Orange Business Services read more

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Propak West 2017 – Registration Open

Visitor registration is now open for Propak West Africa 2017 as the show is set to make history as the largest edition to date.   read more

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