Ivory Coast: A Story of Local Companies’ Struggle for Survival

By Selay Marius Kouassi  Since the 2010-2011 post-election crisis in the Ivory Coast, the country has seen a serious decline in the number of initiatives to further social and economic development. Now, perhaps to compensate, the number of projects taken on by the Ivorian government has exploded. But in this rush of projects, multinational companies have taken the li...
Read More

The Rise and Perils of West African Startups

By Raindolf Owusu                           Every week an African startup is showcased on CNN or Forbes for building innovative companies that are addressing critical local issues. Taking inspiration from global tech successes, a number of African startups have adapted these business models to become sustainable and profitable, such asiROKOtv, launched in 2011 and ...
Read More