A blueprint for the reset of USA-Africa relations 

A reset in US-Africa relations could help endorse Africa’s strategic objective of political and economic unity while the US could benefit from Africa’s huge untapped potential.

One long held view is that the USA has no strategic interest in Africa and that, in the context of the division of labor and influence zones among powers, America implicitly recognises Europe’s tutelage. That opinion has never been more questionable than today, in the face of a new scramble for the continent’s riches by America’s rivals, especially China and Russia.

Read the full article here: https://african.business/2022/07/trade-investment/a-blueprint-for-the-reset-of-usa-africa-relations

Read More

America’s African diaspora: An unmatched advantage in the soft power competition for influence

The soft power competition for political and business influence in Africa has never been so fierce.

As Chinese, Russian and American government officials and businesses contend to secure the continent’s rich mineral resources, take advantage of business and investment opportunities, cultivate unexploited agricultural land, and shape the region’s 54 votes at the UN, one nation has a unique advantage.

Read the full article here: https://www.theafricareport.com/308998/americas-african-diaspora-an-unmatched-advantage-in-the-soft-power-competition-for-influence/

Read More

YAYA MOUSSA: A global battle, with Africa centre stage

US-China battle for supremacy has as much to do with values as it has with influence and economic clout

Read the full article here: https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/opinion/2023-06-21-yaya-moussa-a-global-battle-with-africa-centre-stage/

Read More

How Africa’s population boom can fuel prosperity

Amidst global concerns about declining population growth, Africa stands out by defying this trend. By 2050, its population is projected to reach 2.4 billion. The United Nations organization predicts that over half of global population growth by 2050 will occur in sub-Saharan Africa, with the Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Nigeria, and Tanzania among the fastest-growing countries. This demographic surge presents enormous challenges but also significant social and economic opportunities.

Read the full article here: https://dryayamoussa.medium.com/how-africas-population-boom-can-fuel-prosperity-a6fe21588c2

Read More
Black girl operating drone flying drone

The African Film Industry Has The Potential To Generate 20 Million Jobs

In its latest effort to penetrate the African market, Netflix, the streaming giant, has recently partnered with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on an ambitious project to discover gifted African filmmakers by launching a short-film competition. Under the theme, “African Folktales, Reimagined”, African talent across the continent will be able to showcase their creative skills by reimaging the region’s popular folktales.

Read More
Potter checking clay products

Africa Can And Should Become A Leading Cultural Exporter

Africa has a long history of visual arts, from sculptures to paintings and everything in between, which is deeply rooted in the continent’s rich culture.

Read More
Happy mixed race young business partners having fun.

Africa’s Greatest Asset: Our Young People

Africa’s burgeoning young population places the continent in an enviable position when it comes to workforce capacity, a driver of economic growth.

Read More

For us, by us: Africa must tell its own stories – By Dr Yaya Moussa

When it comes to the complex history and rich culture of the African continent, the narrative has often been over-simplified, offering a homogeneous and unidimensional depiction of the world’s second most populous continent.

Read More
Enjoying Watching Film Together

Sharing Our Stories Through On-Demand Video Streaming Services

The rise of the internet, and all things digital that ensued, are responsible for the deep transformation undergone by society over the last couple of decades.

Read More
Happy African couple at the cinema

Going Global: What’s Next for the African Filmmaking Industry

After a year off due to the pandemic, the Cannes Film Festival recently returned for its 74th edition, signalling the industry reopening after the most unprecedented year in recent history.

Read More