Tag: rural areas

Mastercard’s renewed drive for women’s financial inclusion

Part of the conversation at the inaugural Forbes Regional Summit (FRS) in Kigali focused on the need to increase financial success for women in rural areas and small enterprises. In a discussion on how best it can be achieved, CNBC Africa's Arnold Kwizera caught up with Vice President for International Development at Mastercard Worldwide, Salah Goss for more.

Why Ethiopia’s prime minister needs to listen to people living in rural areas

So far Ethiopians living in rural villages have not been included in the ongoing national conversation.

Will energy for all be achieved by or before 2030?

By 2030 600 million people out of the 674 million people will be without access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa, a majority of them in rural areas. Joining CNBC Africa to discuss the region's energy outlook is Hannah Daly, World Energy Outlook: Energy Demand Division Directorate of Sustainability, Technology and Outlooks at International Energy Agency.

Improving public service delivery in Africa

Improving public service delivery in Africa

This is why Africa needs to look to its rural areas

Agriculture will feed Africa's economic transformation.