Diverse African economies such as South Africa and Egypt, are likely to be the drivers of the free trade area, and are likely to benefit from it the most.
Cellphone access in the world has skyrocketed. There are now more mobile devices in America than Americans.
The economy is nothing else than a system of social relations. If productivity undermines those relations, the economy itself crumbles, even when profits (at least for someone) may go up.
The range of research being undertaken is remarkable in view of the size of Africa’s overall contribution: from galaxies to viruses; from agriculture to malaria; and from drought to oceanography.
Little Cab promises to be an effective competitor to Uber in Kenyas ride sharing economy due to its link to the Safaricom’s mobile money platform.