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Advancing Consumer Protection across Africa in the Digital Age

02.25.2021
Consumer protection serves as an avenue for promoting transparency, accountability, and trust in the digital age, helping shield both consumers and small businesses from unfair practices online. According to a report by the International Finance Corporation and Google, “Africa’s internet economy...

Ethiopia’s Young Entrepreneurs Forum Readies for Tech-Focused Future

02.01.2021
Ethiopia’s digital economy is still in the early stages of development compared to nearby Nairobi’s Silicon Savanah. However, the budding startup ecosystem is already punching above its weight. In the past several years, incubators, AI research companies, and investors have helped to nurture a n...

Volatile Ethnic Conflict in the Sahel

11.24.2020
There is no viable development without peace, and there is no sustainable peace without development.  In the Sahel, security has long been at the heart of development challenges and includes a constantly evolving set of stakeholders and complexities. The G5 Sahel countries – Mali, Ma...

Unstable Ground: Analyzing Kenya’s Property Markets

10.19.2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the importance for countries to build robust domestic institutions that can provide equitable economic and social opportunities. For instance, in Kenya’s capital Nairobi, mass government evictions earlier this year displaced more than 5,000 people, putting the...
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