Francophone Africa’s Leading Economies Outshine Peers in Political Risks

Francophone Africa’s Leading Economies Outshine Peers in Political Risks   Côte d’Ivoire and Senegal shoot up in country risk survey; South Africa dives in ECR data, as anglophone states languish. The latest Euromoney Country Risk survey shows Francophone west Africa’s biggest economies continue to improve in analysts’ views, while anglophone leaders including Kenya and South…

West African Business Should Turn to Solar for Their Bottom Line

West African Business Should Turn to Solar for Their Bottom Line By FEMI FADUGBA “Honestly, I’m surprised this place even runs,” says the technical director of a multinational consumer goods company, with a large factory on the outskirts of Lagos, Nigeria, as he gestures at the flickering lights above his head. “Besides the high cost of…