Tag: growth africa

Here’s why building new cities to meet Africa’s rapid urbanisation is a risky bet

By 2050 an estimated 2.5 billion more people will be added to urban areas, with 90% of this growth taking place in Africa and Asia. If managed effectively, Africa’s cities will drive the continent’s economic growth, and thereby help reduce poverty.

Understanding East Africa’s start-up investment ecosystem

The number of start-ups from the East African Community members raising millions in capital is set to increase further as many are scaling up and looking for alternative sources of funding worldwide. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Michelle Mboha, Financial Economist and a Growth Catalyst at Growth Africa.