Evidence shows that in economies like that of Ghana, small firms do fine, but it's the large firms that seem to suffer constraints on their growth in numbers.
A woman harvests roses in a greenhouse at a flower farm outside Addis Ababa. Floriculture has boomed in Ethiopia.
Considering all the positive signs Ethiopia might very well be on its way to become Africa's industrial powerhouse.
Moroccan Environment Minister Hakima El Haite at the Noor solar plant, one of the biggest in the world.
Climate change stands to hit Africa the hardest. That's why green industrialisation is critical to help keep the continent's greenhouse gas emissions low.
Kigali, the Rwandan capital, is setting the pace as one of Africa’s cleanest and most punctual cities.
It is time to jettison the vague notion of African time. And for Africa to clean up its act.
A street trader looks out from his store in Cape Town, South Africa. Defining people who earn US$2 a day as middle class doesn’t make sense.
Some economists have touted the rising middle class as a panacea for Africa's challenges. But a more realistic diagnosis of what makes up a middle class is needed.