The Growth of Mobile Money Transfer in Africa

In 2021 the glob­al mobile val­ue stood at 1 tril­lion dol­lars. The African con­ti­nent account­ed for about 70 per­cent of the sta­tis­tics. The adop­tion of mobile mon­ey in Africa con­tin­ues to rise with Glob­al Sys­tem for Mobile Communications(GSMA) fig­ures high­light­ing an increase from 27.5 bil­lion in 2020 to 36.7 bil­lion in 2021. Mobile Mon­ey Enables Growth…

Africa Post-Covid-19

Two Areas That Can Boost Africa’s Post-COVID Development

Editor’s Note: Ear­li­er, Oscar Katusya point­ed us to a strat­e­gy that may ben­e­fit the African con­ti­nent as it deals with the COVID-19 pan­dem­ic. Today, Oscar tells us trade and pol­i­tics are some of the key aspects of this strat­e­gy.  The Agen­da 2063 To under­stand the Africa Con­ti­nen­tal Free Trade Area, we first have to be…

Uncovering the News — 03/8/21 — 03/22/21

What’s At Stake:  A lack of cov­er­age by non-African media fol­low­ing the pass­ing of a ris­ing polit­i­cal star in Ivory coast, a clear lack of knowl­edge about African musi­cal his­to­ry at the US Gram­mys, and Tan­za­ni­ans put democ­ra­cy on dis­play, with a peace­ful trans­fer of pow­er to a woman. Ivory Coast Mourns A Ris­ing Polit­i­cal Star March…

Headlines Tag Late Tanzanian Hero John Magufuli with Covid-19 Stigma

The news head­lines fol­low­ing the pass­ing of Tan­zan­ian leader John Magu­fuli paint him in a neg­a­tive light. This is not fair.  Magu­fuli became pres­i­dent in 2015 and won reelec­tion to a sec­ond term fol­low­ing the Octo­ber 2020 gen­er­al elec­tions. Tan­za­nia is often hailed as one of the African continent’s most demo­c­ra­t­ic, polit­i­cal­ly sta­ble, and pros­per­ous African nations.…

Africa News Matters

Fea­tured Head­lines Fact Check Spot­light  Around the World More Sto­ries Videos In the News Cat­e­goriesAfrica Agen­da Analy­sis Africa News — Youtube African News Review African Per­spec­tive All Analy­sis Around the World BBC News Brook­ings Insti­tu­tion Carnegie Endow­ment Cen­tral Africa Covid-19 Cul­ture and Soci­ety East Africa Edu­cate Elec­tions and Democ­ra­cy FactCheck Fake News Finance and Economics…

Trump Administration's Prosper Africa Strategy

Trump Administration’s Prosper Africa Strategy

It was not long ago when for­mer U.S. nation­al secu­ri­ty advis­er, John Bolton, now the sub­ject of a Con­gres­sion­al inves­ti­ga­tion involv­ing Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump, gave a speech out­lin­ing America’s new Pros­per Africa strat­e­gy. Speak­ing at the Her­itage Foun­da­tion in Wash­ing­ton D.C. on Decem­ber 13, 2018, Bolton said, “The White House is proud to final­ize this…

Videos

These videos tell the real sto­ry about the African con­ti­nent  Africa Agen­da: World Press Free­dom Day, 2019 ‑Part 1  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ppmCTi3zZn8 Chi­na’s Foot­print in Africa https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jRGnYpxTVh8 TALK AFRICA in 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojY2E5I8bG4 In a speech that went viral, Ghana’s pres­i­dent, Aku­­fo-Addo, says Africans, not for­eign­ers, should devel­op the African con­ti­nent https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IN6OWCe-AfA Rwan­dan Leader, Kagame, Implores Africans to Hold Themselves…