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Destructive impact of conflict on education highlighted in four-country African youth survey

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. read more

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China made 10% of tourists visiting Africa in 2016

The massive influx of Chinese tourists to Africa has in the recent years made a buzz, and it is for all possible reasons. After seven consecutive years of annual double-digit growth in spending, China continues to lead global outbound travel, reaching US$ 261 billion of Chinese travelers’ expenditure in 2016, a 12% growth since 2012. Approximately 135 million Chinese outbound tourists travelled in 2016, out of which 10% were bound for Africa up from 3% in 2008. read more

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Europe identified as the most complex payroll region in the world

Europe identified as the most complex payroll region in the world read more

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Why good infrastructure governance is the key to unlocking Africa’s potential

Africa’s first roundtable on infrastructure governance is taking place in Cape Town this week. Chris Heathcote, CEO of Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub) (GIhub.org), which is co-hosting the event, shares his views on the opportunities that infrastructure development offers African countries and some of the obstacles to the success of such projects.  read more

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Fly Africa – Unlocking the Potential of Africa’s Aviation Industry

Africans make up 12% of the world’s population but less than 2% of its travelers read more

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Solar, Energy Storage and Intelligent Energy Conversion Units Make Safari Lodges in Africa Green

Solar energy cuts the electricity bill of game lodges and reduces emissions. read more

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Zambia – Finance hub in Africa?

Director of Protocol and Vice-Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the United Kingdom Julian Evans has said Zambia is developing its position as a finance hub in Africa. read more

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Africa – Rising to the Digital Transformation Challenge

Orange Business Services’ 2017 Africa Digital Transformation Survey of enterprise across several sectors in Africa yields interesting results  read more

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Commodity Dependence Worsens for Developing Countries

The rise in commodity dependence was most noticeable in Africa, where seven new countries entered the category in 2014-2015 read more

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Dividend or Disaster: UNICEF’s new report into population growth in Africa

Africa’s inhabitants will double from 1.2 billion in 2016 to 2.5 billion in 2050 read more

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