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As Africa Recovers, New Investment Opportunities Beckon

Jun 16, 2021

As Africa Recovers, New Investment Opportunities Beckon

SouthBridge Group’s Andrew Alli on post-pandemic investment prospects, and the “real challenge” that all African leaders face.

How COVID-19 is Reshaping Nepal’s Banking Culture

Jun 16, 2021

How COVID-19 is Reshaping Nepal’s Banking Culture

The pandemic has accelerated adoption of digital services in the banking sector, but that’s not the only change.

Egypt’s Health Tech Start-ups Poised to Meet Surging Demand

Apr 14, 2021

Egypt’s Health Tech Start-ups Poised to Meet Surging Demand

Experts say they’re at the forefront of a potential decade-long buildup in health care in the country.

Indian Start-ups Answer the Call

Feb 17, 2021

Indian Start-ups Answer the Call

COVID-19 has strained supply chains in India, but new logistics strategies and digital solutions help ensure access to essentials.

Sri Lanka’s “Superheroes”

Feb 17, 2021

Sri Lanka’s “Superheroes”

In Sri Lanka, ride-hailing company PickMe has pivoted to provide citizens with necessities like grocery and gas. This 3 ½-minute film offers a look inside the lives of PickMe’s women drivers during the pandemic.

Tech Start-ups Deliver COVID-19 Relief

Feb 10, 2021

Tech Start-ups Deliver COVID-19 Relief

Startups in South Asia are developing new supply chains for delivering vaccines and other critical goods and services.

Navigating Africa’s New Logistics Landscape

Dec 16, 2020

Navigating Africa’s New Logistics Landscape

The African Continental Free Trade Area, opening in early 2021, positions the continent’s tech-enabled logistics companies for growth and investment.

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.

First Person: The Show Must Go On

Dec 16, 2020

First Person: The Show Must Go On

During COVID-19, Tunisia’s tech entrepreneurs pitch investors virtually.

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.