An Alternative Model to Africa’s Economic Development

Traditional economic development theory advocates the development of infrastructur as the necessary conducive environment to attract foreign investment. In return for their investment in a developing country, foreign multinationals create employment. They contribute to the gross domestic product and pay taxes. They may even get involved in social responsibility projects as good corporate citizens.
Togos marble deposits allegedlyy the largest in the world
Ideas for Africa’s Economic Development
Africa is a continent richly endowed with mineral resources, and yet remains underdeveloped. Many around the world, when asked about what they know about Africa, the first thing that comes to their minds is poverty.
Improved Roads in Kenya: The Ahero Road Interchange Project
Improved Roads in Kenya: The Ahero Road Interchange Project
Kenya has always had a problem when it comes to infrastructure. Poor roads among developing countries pose an obstacle to inclusive growth according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kenya at the moment is making great progress in terms of infrastructural development.
The late Chadian President's funeral ceremony is slated for April 23, at the Place de la Nation in the capital
African presidents arrive in N'Djamena ahead of Déby's funeral ceremony
Niger's President Mohamed Bazoum touched down in the Chadian capital N'Djamena on Thursday, a day before the funeral of the late Chadian president Idriss Déby.
Eto'o: Africa must believe and create means to win the World Cup
The former Cameroonian international Samuel Eto'o was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Lyon Business School for his work in his native county, Cameroon and in Africa.
 African women represent more than 70 per cent of workers in the informal sector
How Africa’s women traders are poised to drive regional integration
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in partnership with the UN Development Programme (UNDP), is delivering a series of 3-day capacity-building workshops in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire for women traders and producers in the ECOWAS region with the aim of guiding them on market entry and operations under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
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ECOWAS Vision 2050: ECOWAS Commission consults decentralized stakeholders
The ECOWAS Commission has asked Community stakeholders to play an active role in the development and the implementation of the ECOWAS Vision 2050 document and its frameworks for the West African Region.