An unregulated construction sector is stifling its potential to influence Ghana's economy consistently.
It is time for Ghana to consider the future of its cocoa farmers rather than multinational chocolate producers.
Zimbabwe's food insecurity is not just about food production, but access too. It is affected by, among others, the value of assets when sold and social and cultural dimensions that go into exchange.
Mobile loan platforms have given Kenyans access to easy loans, but they come at a high price.
The ideas about the Fourth Industrial Revolution being punted by the World Economic Forum will fail to contribute to economic growth and job creation, and will amplify existing inequalities.
Creative thinking needs to go into implementing copyright in countries like Liberia.
The South African Broadcasting Corporation, like South Africa itself, is a symbol of contradictions. While there are bad people who work for it, there are also many good ones.
Efforts to regulate the lucrative mining venture are not proving successful due to collusion and corruption.
South Africa's independent regulators have failed. Instead of introducing new ones, alternatives need to be found.
Prospective investors have the task of turning round an industry beset by technical challenges and incomplete planning
Government policies need to acknowledge individual agency as a mechanism for change, while reducing barriers to income-producing activities.
The informal sector represents an opportunity to improve the lives of a large part of the workforce. Government should desist from harming livelihoods and broaden the scope of policy measures.
Digital technologies have created new opportunities for businesses in sub-Saharan Africa, but they must be aimed at meeting the sub-continent's needs.
One of the world's largest producers of oil has lost a legal battle that could have dire consequences on its fragile economy.