London, April 7, 2018 (AltAfrika)-The week ending April 7, 2018 produced some eye-catching news in the African business circle. AlternativeAfrica.com presents some of the major business highlights for your weekend delight usually with the help of our friends at Africa.com
The Critical Role Central Banks Play in the Development of Africa
Officials agree that African central banks are expected to assume developmental roles in areas that are meant to drive Africa’s quest for sustainable development, industrialisation, growth and prosperity, and end poverty.
Why Everyone is Talking About Botswana’s New Investment, Trade and Industry Minister
Botswana’s newly appointed 30 year old minister Bogolo Joy Kenewendo is being celebrated on social media by many Africans, who say her appointment is a rare feat that needs to be replicated across the continent.
Block-Chain Technology Has Changed How Africa Does its Business
Sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest economies are leading the way with regards to blockchain hubs, which assist companies and individuals with the adoption of the new technology while providing a platform for the blockchain communities in those nations to thrive.
The New Einstein Initiative, looks at creating African institutions of international standing to enable those who have got to university to do graduate work without the expense and disruption of travelling to North America or Europe.
A civil engineer by training, entrepreneur Patrick Dufitimana noticed that much of the wooden furniture used in Rwanda’s construction and home building market was imported. So he decided to set up his own business.
The adoption of digital innovation and infrastructures, like cloud computing, will go a long way in propelling intra-African trade from where it is now, to it competing with other Trade blocs around the world.