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  • 12 Things That Need To Be Addressed To Help Struggling African Tech Startups

    African Tech Start-Ups By Peter Pedroncelli, 5:40 am AFKI Original

    Africa is the new tech frontier, with a great deal of potential and passion for technology that should translate into the right environment to nurture and grow successful African tech startups, but obstacles and struggles remain. These issues scupper the necessary investment and growth that these startups require so that they can become sustainable and successful on a continental and global scale. We take a look at 12 things that need to be addressed in order to help struggling African tech startups.

  • EAC Common Market Scorecard to Measure, Diminish Trade Issues

    By Makula Dunbar, 4:40 pm

    Assignment countries of the East African Community Common Market Scorecard project include Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. In a newer progress measurement effort, countries will be examined and graded on their ability to lessen trade barriers, according to NTV Kenya. Aspects of a passing grade are attached to tariff issues and the country’s performance in solving them.

  • Smallholder Farmers Face Government Delays in Ghana

    By Makula Dunbar, 9:20 am

    Smallholder farmers have identified delays by government in the supply of farm inputs; inadequate credit support and virtual absence of agricultural extension agents as impeding the development of their activities. To them, though government recognized the problems facing smallholder farmers, only limited steps have been taken to address the situation. They noted that the smallholder farmer had a place in agriculture, food security and broad based poverty reduction and should not be over emphasized.

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