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How Digital Technologies can Help Feed Africa

WHAT IS THE CURRENT PROBLEM IN AFRICA? The Food and Agricultural Organisation of the [wiki]United Nations[/wiki] has estimated that the world population will reach 9.1 billion by 2050, meaning that food production has to more than double to keep up with greater demand. Especially for Africa, which is expected to

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Five African Countries creating the Highest Number of Women in the Workforce

WHICH COUNTRIES HAVE THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF WOMEN IN THE WORKFORCE? All over the world women are being encouraged to enter into work. Encouraging women into education or work will lead to them getting higher incomes. These higher incomes will lead to higher incomes for the household. Families and communities

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Five African Countries creating the Highest Number of Women in the Workforce

WHICH COUNTRIES HAVE THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF WOMEN IN THE WORKFORCE? All over the world women are being encouraged to enter into work. Encouraging women into education or work will lead to them getting higher incomes. These higher incomes will lead to higher incomes for the household. Families and communities

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The African Union is Building a Real-Life Wakanda

THE AFRICAN UNION IS BUILDING A REAL-LIFE WAKANDA The [wiki]African Union[/wiki] has announced a monumental, multi-billion dollar initiative: to create a real-life [wiki]Wakanda[/wiki]. Zimbabwe and Zambia have offered 2,000 and 132 hectares of land respectively around the Victoria Falls area to the AU for the first South African Development Community

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Under the Influence: Big Alcohol in Africa

As demand for alcohol in the developed world slows, big alcohol companies are increasingly looking to Africa to make up the resulting losses. Whilst traditional African alcohol such as [wiki]Muratina[/wiki] has generally been relatively weak (around 5-7%), the alcohols being introduced by Western countries such as cheap [wiki]vodka[/wiki] often carry

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Logistics: A Business Opportunity To Consider

WHAT ARE LOGISTICS? First of all, it is important to understand what logistics are. In this article, logistics will refer to the planning and putting into place of often complicated systems in order to provide and distribute goods and services. WHY ARE LOGISTICS A PROBLEM? Many of the biggest challenges

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Is Food and Drink the Key to Future Economic Growth in South Africa?

[wiki]South Africa[/wiki]’s food and beverage market is the most refined and advanced in the African continent, ideally placed to see a great increase in investment opportunities for investors both inside and outside Africa. There are many reasons why there is an estimated 4% to 7% increase expected in the sector

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Should my Country Take out a Loan to Help its Development?

For a country to develop, it is important for them to have enough money to invest in important programs. To help those less developed countries get the money they need, international groups like the [wiki]World Bank[/wiki] and the [wiki]International Monetary Fund[/wiki] were created. They offer loans, often under the condition

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Chinese Investment in Africa: What is the Economic Impact?

Chinese investment in Africa has increased in the last decade. Ten years ago, China invested $90 million into four production projects. In September 2018, P[wiki]resident Xi Jinping[/wiki], the leader of China, announced plans for a further $60 billion in financial support for Africa. The economic impacts have been positive in

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