In 2016, McKinsey estimated that only 5% of CEOs in Africa were female, highlighting just how much work is required globally to achieve gender parity in the corporate sector.
African governments need to create the environment for business to invest in infrastructure
AP Moller Holding, together with PKA, PensionDanmark and Lægernes Pension, has launched a new infrastructure fund with a focus on Africa. The fund has received commitments of $550m from anchor investors
A total of 307 projects from across 32 African countries qualified to enter the inaugural Africa Architecture Awards
There has been much talk about Africa's urban dividends — the increased prosperity and sustained socioeconomic development resulting from the expansion and industrialisation of African cities
Franck Kuwonu 23 Jun 2017
West African schoolgirls, some not yet teenagers, have taken a starring role at an engineering competition in Senegal, busting stereotypes with robotics expertise and innovative projects for their communities
Anarchic architecture, unchecked pollution and high costs of living are the lot of African city dwellers, experts warn, as living standards fail to keep pace with rapid urban growth on the continent
ENGIE has signed a partnership with ANER, the National Renewable Energies Agency in Senegal, to accelerate the development of renewable energies in the country
British energy major BP on Monday, 19 December, ramped up its presence in Africa with the purchase of stakes in gas projects in Mauritania and Senegal
Africa's overall growth has slowed but new research shows long-term fundamentals are strong and there are big business opportunities ahead
A Louis Berger-led consortium has been selected for the implementation of the third phase of a major road rehabilitation programme in Senegal - the Ziguinchor-Tanaff-Kolda-Velingara section of National Highway 6
South Africa has reinforced its relations with many of the countries of the world in the past two decades, President Jacob Zuma said on Wednesday (16 October).
To paraphrase from the iconic Star Trek, Africa is the "next (as opposed to the final) business frontier". And judging from exceptional recent economic growth, wealth in natural resources and sheer international business interest on the continent, it seems no-one has trouble believing this.
The biggest barrier to implementing regional infrastructure projects in Africa are the countries themselves, the Infrastructure Africa conference heard in Sandton on Tuesday (16 July).