Last week Tony Coker met Mykola Nikolaev, the CEO at Oximio, and discussed Africa as a promising business destination. Surprisingly, there still isn’t a pharmaceutical company that has built its core business model centered around Africa… Both Tony and Mykola agreed that being the first to do so would
In the early hours of Wednesday, a group of military officers in Gabon seized power, declaring the nullification of Saturday’s election results, citing concerns about its credibility.
This announcement came shortly after the state election body declared President Ali Bongo Ondimba the winner of a disputed
In a groundbreaking move, Africa’s telecommunications giant, MTN, and global payment processor powerhouse, Mastercard, have united their strengths in a pivotal partnership that is set to reshape the fintech landscape across the continent.
Under the agreement, Mastercard has revealed its strategic intent to acquire a minority
The recent coup in Niger has triggered unique concerns in West Africa, unlike previous instances. Not only did it occur at Nigeria’s doorstep, the regional powerhouse, but it also coincided with ongoing challenges in neighbouring countries, causing unease among regional actors. The situation has prompted the Economic Community of
By Fidel Amakye OwusuSource: defsecanalytics.org
After independence in the 1950s and 1960s, many African countries experienced coups d’état. This was enabled mainly by Cold War politics and often “rationalized” with the authoritarian nature of post-independence one-party states. Egypt had its 20th-century coup in 1952. In Sub-Saharan
Comparing economies can be challenging, but one method remains tried-and-true: assessing countries by their GDP per capita. This important metric divides a country’s economic output by its population, giving us the average GDP per person. A higher per capita GDP generally indicates higher income, consumption levels, and overall standards