Towards Achieving the African Union’s recommendation of expenditure of 1% of GDP on research and development
African Heads of State and Government have committed to raising their national gross expenditure on research and development (GERD) to at least one per cent of their gross domestic product (GDP), in order to increase ...
Promoting financial technology startups in Africa
Finance is identified as a means of implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Outcomes of Rio+20; and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. It is also identified by the African Union ...
Skills, technology and the African transformation agenda: massive open online courses to the rescue?
One of the major developments of the early twenty-first century, largely not fully characterized and understood, was the rapid pace and sustained rate of growth in a majority of African economies, oil and non-oil economies ...