Tidjane Deme, Office Leader for Google Africa, answers our questions on Internet in Africa.
This article presents and analyses the trade partnerships involving many African countries.
A proper control of inflation is necessary in a monetary union. This article by Daniel Ouedraogo analyses the proper economic policy to implement to control inflation.
The fight against poverty should be at the heart of all social, political and economic policies of the African countries and should contribute to the general well-being of society.
“Y’en a marre” (Fed up), “le balai citoyen”(The Citizen’s Broom) or “Filimbi”, these movements identifying with Sankara, Patrice Lumumba or Mandela, emerged in the 2010s.
From 2012, they yielded strong democratic victories: fall of the « old » Abdoulaye Wade in Senegal, Compaoré’s expulsion of Burkina throne and (provisional) sanctuarization of the Congolese Constitution against Joseph Kabila’s will to extend his stay in power.
Critics estimate that the strong level of the Euro against the US dollar is responsible for an overvalued CFA Franc that penalizes the zone’s export competitiveness. The question is whether this loss of competitiveness is simply due to the CFA Franc level, or whether other factors can be identified.