Initiatives to boost South Africa’s economy could reinforce structural weaknesses without addressing the high levels of inequality.
The Rwandan model can't be replicated easily given that it depends heavily on political dominance and tight, centralised control of patronage networks.
Calestous Juma believed that Africa needed an integrated science, technology and innovation framework. The continent can make this happen.
South Africa has recorded two consecutive GDP contractions. What does it mean?
The risk following recently ended economic booms in Africa is that, due to insufficient planning and excessive optimism, the windfalls were wasted. But there are signs that Africa may be changing.