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Profiling Internet Users in Africa: Insights from the Google Play Store

When comparing & contrasting the top Google Play apps across South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, and Tanzania, several overarching and country-specific themes emerge.

/ August 2017

India, China, Africa, & Southeast Asia (ICASA) Poised to Drive Global Growth

'ICASA' is replacing 'BRICs' as the mental model for growth in emerging markets. Within ICASA, Africa's demographics are particularly favorable for above-average growth. Read more.

/ August 2017

Funding Africa: Private Equity Needs A New Approach

Private equity and venture capital funds remain Africa’s best hope for economic growth, but investors need to adapt their approach to local markets.

/ July 2017

Zimbabwe (& Africa) Should Collaborate Like Silicon Valley

Collaboration and interpersonal networks create value in Silicon Valley's ecosystem. Read this Zimbabwe-based author's perspective which explores what should be done to strengthen such networks within Africa.

/ July 2017

International Investors See Opportunity in Kenya, Ivory Coast, and Ethiopia

International investors have a critical role to play in the future of Africa. A recently published survey reveals insights into how they perceive opportunity & risk across countries, sectors, and trends.

/ July 2017

Africa’s Digital Revolution: It’s Not Easy

A researcher from the Oxford Internet Institute shares observations on Africa's digital (r)evolution from a comparative study of ventures and entrepreneurs in Nairobi, Lagos, and Kigali.

/ July 2017
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