African Union

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Some African countries are impeding the African Union’s quest for financial autonomy

Given the current challenges, the African Union will have to change its approach in at least one of three regards: budget size, donor dependency, and culture of consensus.

Reliable and accessible economic data is lacking across Africa

Credible macroeconomic data and accurate information about how African countries are running their finances is key to determining business confidence and market sentiment. If governments fail to ensure that financial markets can get reliable data, the public media assume this role.

Keeping the African Continental Free Trade Area on track

African leaders have agreed to fast-track the processes leading to the commencement of trading to be implemented for the outstanding AfCFTA negotiations by moving them online.

WordPress is now available in Swahili

Popular blogging platform, WordPress, is now available in Swahili. The translation of the software was commissioned by FiFi Finance and done by Kenyan WordPress expert, Jacksiro.

The African Continental Free Trade Area can help move innovation forward

It is the continent's growing and inventive startup ecosystem led by an innovative youthful educated workforce that will transform industry across Africa. Africa is a great place to build a business as there are genuine problems that can be solved with technology.

The new scramble for Africa

The key concerns underpinning growth and development in Africa remain power, infrastructure, and education. This is despite concerns around the negative effects of Brexit and the potential the Africa Continental Free Trade Area presents.

International trade gang violence

Part of the reason why Huawei is blacklisted by the USA is that if Huawei builds the bulk of the world's 5G networks, it will have access to too much data which it could share with the Chinese government.