Africa’s economy has been growing for many years. Yet, the digital development is lacking in many parts. In her blog post, Kacana Sipangule, Research Fellow at the Kiel Institute for World Economy and the Poverty Reduction Equity and Growth Network, describes the opportunities international companies have to fill that gap.
Africa, in particular the sub-Saharan countries, have been growing economically over the past several years. What are the reasons for this growth? And is it worth long term investments? Rainer Thiele and Manfred Wiebelt from Kiel Institute for the World Economy took a closer look at this development.
In South Africa, one industry has become an unprecedented example of a circular economy: The tyre industry of the country takes responsibility for their products and the environment – with great success as Hermann Erdmann, CEO of REDISA, explains in his guest post.