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En Route to Investment

Dec 16, 2020

En Route to Investment

African e-logistics companies are jump-starting intra-regional trade. Investors are paying attention.

Heard the One About the Internet?

Dec 16, 2020

Heard the One About the Internet?

World Bank 2020 Blog4Dev winner Esther Modise makes the case for digital education in Africa.

Tech is an Equalizer

Dec 16, 2020

Tech is an Equalizer

Getting to the Root of Africa’s Food Challenges

Dec 9, 2020

Getting to the Root of Africa’s Food Challenges

Boosting local production is key to addressing food security in the region.

Powering Africa After COVID-19

Nov 12, 2020

Powering Africa After COVID-19

Together we can increase investment in Africa’s power sector and turn the lights on for more people across the continent. Together we can increase investment in Africa’s power sector and turn the lights on for more people across the continent.

Toward a Wider Web

Nov 11, 2020

Toward a Wider Web

The World Wide Web Foundation’s new director of research, Catherine Adeya, on the importance of building an inclusive Web.

Need financing because of the pandemic? SMEs turn to fintech companies

Nov 11, 2020

Need financing because of the pandemic? SMEs turn to fintech companies

Fintechs use cutting-edge technology to assess the creditworthiness of borrowers, making their services accessible and fast for SMEs.

Tapping Africa’s $180 Billion Opportunity

Nov 11, 2020

Tapping Africa’s $180 Billion Opportunity

How Africa’s tech entrepreneurs are transforming the continent’s Internet economy.

Global Response, Regional Impact in the Fight Against COVID-19

Oct 28, 2020

Global Response, Regional Impact in the Fight Against COVID-19

IFC’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is helping the poor and vulnerable.

Small Bets, Big Impact: Driving Innovation in Development

Sep 30, 2020

Small Bets, Big Impact: Driving Innovation in Development

Ann Mei Chang, former Silicon Valley executive and USAID Chief Innovation Officer, offers ideas for funding models that can drive innovation in the development sector.