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Top 10 articles from 2020 that you should read

Our editorial team recommends the following top 10 articles from 2020. We think you should read them as part of your review of the year that caught us all by surprise.

Trends that will likely shape Nigeria’s retail sector in 2021

According to Nigeria's TradeDepot, the impact of the pandemic, rising inflation, border closures, and other issues drove significant changes in behavior for retailers, distributors, and manufacturers in 2020.

Top 10 must-read issues of the Daily Brief newsletter from 2020

As we published the iAfrikan Daily Brief newsletter in 2020, we observed that digital transformation was among the top topics. Our editorial team has put a list together of the top 10 editions of the newsletter from 2020 you must read.

Uganda’s strategy to create jobs for young people isn't working

The Ugandan government’s most significant intervention to address the youth employment challenge is probably the National Youth Policy. Under the policy, launched in 2001, micro-projects conceived by small groups of young people are directly funded by the government.

Reliance on an unscalable method to engage communities in Namibia

In Namibia, there continues to be an over-reliance on non -scalable ways of program implementation such as; visiting communities, doing house-to-house visits, conducting scaled-down workshops, handing out pamphlets and PPE. Here's what we found out.

Dolapo Amusat on data and the future of job creation in Nigeria

Dolapo Amusat talks to us about data analytics and job creation in Nigeria. He says more jobs, even jobs that are not necessarily traditional data analytics role, jobs like finance, marketing, HR now require data analytics skills.

Information asymmetries arising in Namibia

Our data collectors in Namibia have confirmed that the operating context indicates that in large parts of some of our focus regions, English is not a spoken language. This is creating information asymmetries.