Flying over Africa during the day is just spectacular. If you fly from East to North Africa, watching the Nile River is absolutely impressive (6,853 Km. long!). Unfortunately, I haven’t had an opportunity to see the Congo River. I hope to see this one at a close distance and not from the sky: its flow of 42,000m3/s is second only […]
Some time ago, I had the opportunity to attend a presentation by Rakesh Wahi in Lagos. Wahi is an Indian entrepreneur involved in early stage investments in emerging markets. He’s invested in various geographies – including Sub-saharan Africa (SSA) – and in various industries – including education. To give you an idea of his profile, […]
One of the flagship projects of Agenda 2063 is the creation of an integrated high-speed train network that connects all African capitals and commercial centers in the continent. What’s the current situation of railroad transport in sub-Saharan Africa?
A couple of weeks ago the news came out that Kenya has seen its economy grow 25% after statistical revision. Officially, Kenya is now a “middle-income country.” A few months ago, a similar type of revision brought Nigeria’s economy to the top of African countries in terms of the size of the economy, surpassing South […]