Over the next 20 years passenger demand is set to expand by an average of 5.7% annually
One week each November, thousands of events and competitions around the world inspire millions to engage in entrepreneurial activity as they connect with potential collaborators, mentors, and investors during Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW). Dozens of world leaders and a network of more than 15,000 partner organizations, including the U.S. government, support this initiative by hosting events and activities that help innovative minds unlock their full potential.
More entrepreneurs are needed to secure SA’s economic growth – the question is how to make it happen faster
By: Donna Rachelson, Seed Engine CEO, incorporating Seed Academy and the WDB Seed Fund
Excitement Rings as the 4th Edition of Cocktails & Dresses: Africa’s Greatest Retail Experience Plans to Host over 2,000 attendees on December 10th, 2017
Unsafe or damaged schools, absent teachers and dangerous journeys to class are among the destructive ways that conflict is impacting the learning prospects of young Africans according to a new UNICEF survey carried out in four countries.
- The IMF team reached preliminary agreement with the government on policies that could support completion of the eighth and third reviews of Rwanda’s PSI- and SCF-supported programs.
- Growth in 2017 is expected to be 5.2 percent, well above growth averages for sub-Saharan Africa and an acceleration in the medium term will lead to average growth above 7 percent over the next three years.
- Headline inflation declined below the central bank’s 5 percent headline target as food supply constraints and depreciation pressures receded, after peaking in early 2017.
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team, led by Laure Redifer, visited Rwanda from October 25-November 8, 2017, to discuss economic policies that could support the completion of the eighth and third reviews of Rwanda’s PSI and SCF-supported programs.
Egypt’s growth picked up during fiscal year 2016/17, with GDP rising by 4.2 percent compared to the projected 3.5 percent
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Mr. Subir Lall visited Cairo from October 25 to November 9, 2017, to hold discussions on the 2017 Article IV Consultation with Egypt and the second review of Egypt’s economic reform program supported by a three-year IMF Extended Fund Facility (EFF—see Press Release No. 16/501).
The UK has doubled the amount of export finance it is making available to support UK-Ethiopia bilateral trade, the British International Trade Secretary, Dr Liam Fox has announced. Dr Fox made the announcement during a visit to Addis Ababa, where he was accompanied by UK businesses from the infrastructure and energy sectors.