Government

Total 32 Posts

Guarding against internet overlords

The duopolistic Mastercard and Visa payment processor hegemony poses a huge threat to the internet, while over the last few years, the dangers of the power held by Big Tech and governments have been under scrutiny - they shouldn't be the only ones.

East African Crude Oil Pipeline will only benefit foreign oil companies

The East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project risks driving East Africa further into unsustainable debt at the mere prospect of reaping meager earnings with the only entities bound to benefit being the foreign oil companies.

Africaโ€™s economic recovery looks promising given COVID-19 related disruptions

African countries must eradicate all forms of โ€œleakagesโ€ in public finances and pursue an all-out effort to harness digital technologies to propel the continent into the fourth industrial revolution and into a future that is far more resilient to economic shocks.

New incentive scheme for inbound remittances in Nigeria

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and its related lockdowns, there has been a steep decrease of remittances inbound to Nigeria during 2020 compared to 2019. Now the Central Bank of Nigeria has introduced an incentive scheme to try and boost inbound remittances.

New bridges to replace infrastructure destroyed in Mozambique cyclones

The African Development Bank Group is assisting Mozambique to recover from infrasture damage caused by recent cyclones. AfDB has funded the purchase of 26 bridges in Mozambique under the Post Cyclone Idai and Kenneth Emergency Recovery and Resilience Program.

Why the budget speech is important to you as a South African consumer

It has never been more important for South African consumers to pay special attention to the 2021 National Budget Speech, as key decisions made by the Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, will impact on their growth and survival.

Corruption and inefficiencies at Kenya Power are the enemies

It would not be too farfetched to assume that the C in KPLC stands for corruption because the level of corruption that exists in the company is of cosmic proportions, out of this world. KPLC has become a corruption cash cow for its different stakeholders.