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Doing Business in Africa: Collaboration in the new normality

Vienna, 13. May 2020
The corporAID web-multilogue “Collaboration in the new normality” looked at why it will be worth to rethink economic collaboration between Africa and Europe.

World malaria day

WHO fears that malaria deaths in Africa will double

On the occasion of World Malaria Day, which will be celebrated on April 25, the WHO strongly warns that the corona pandemic could indirectly increase the number of malaria deaths in Africa.

COVID-19

Aid packages for poorer countries

The COVID-19 pandemic poses enormous challenges not only for industrialized countries, but also for developing regions. Increased cooperation and monetary aid packages should now support poorer countries.

corporAID webMultilogue

Doing Business in Africa: Managing the new VUCA world

Vienna, 15. April 2020
The corporAID web-multilogue “Managing the new VUCA world” looked at what European companies can learn from Africa's entrepreneurs with regards to management in times of crisis and anticipation of a challenging future.

corporAID webMultilogue

Doing Business in Africa: Connecting with Start-ups

Vienna, 1. April 2020
The web-multilogue series Doing Business in Africa offers tangible insights into relevant success factors and discusses how entrepreneurs can react and adapt to specific challenges and demands. Connecting with start-ups was part one of this event series, and connected the audience directly with a successful start-up entrepreneur in Kigali, Rwanda.

Interview

Building block with potential

Issue 86 - spring 2020
Heike Baumüller, senior scientist at the Center for Development Research ZEF at the University of Bonn, on the trend towards agricultural apps for Africa's small farmers.

Interview

Uber for farmers

Issue 86 - spring 2020
The Nigerian start-up Hello Tractor wants to make agriculture more efficient, says spokeswoman Priscilla Asonibare.

Smart agriculture

Digital tools for small farmers

Issue 86 - spring 2020
Higher yields, more income and thus more development: digital technologies are intended to transform Africa's largest economic sector - smallholder agriculture - and thus make it more powerful.

Interview

Fish hooks are not enough

Issue 86 - spring 2020
Efosa Ojomo believes that his home country Nigeria can make a leap out of poverty in the coming decades through market-creating innovations. He himself would like to continue on the path of his mentor Clayton Christensen.

Comment

Power for the cape

Issue 86 - spring 2020
:( - this is what the sign of compassion looks like when the state-owned South African electricity company Eskom uses the app to inform consumers that the ...