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The ICT sector can make evidence-based policymaking a reality for Africa

The ICT sector can make evidence-based policymaking a reality for Africa

The ICT sector can make evidence-based policymaking a reality for African governments. Policymaking is fraught with uncertainties and political considerations. Research-based evidence has to compete with many other factors in government decision making, but policymaking based on evidence is gaining importance in several African countries. In the face of dwindling official development aid and competing…

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Rwanda Firmly Positions Itself On Africa’s Tech Hub Map

Rwanda Firmly Positions Itself On Africa’s Tech Hub Map

Rwanda Firmly Positions Itself On Africa’s Tech Hub Map By Laurent Lamouth founder of LSL World Initiative In recent years governments across Africa have prioritised investment into the technology industry. With tech hubs growing across the continent by 40% this year. Africa’s technology ecosystem experienced rapid growth with 618 active tech hubs providing “the backbone…

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A Thriving Informal Sector Is A Good Thing For Africa

A Thriving Informal Sector Is A Good Thing For Africa

A Thriving Informal Sector Is A Good Thing For Africa Most developing countries have a thriving informal sector, but governments are constrained when it comes to regulating this sector so that it can contribute to the formal economy. However, for most informal business owners registering a business is at best arduous, with a drawn-out application…

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SADC Climate-Smart Zone – Key To Alleviating The Impact Of Natural Disasters.

SADC Climate-Smart Zone – Key To Alleviating The Impact Of Natural Disasters.

SADC Climate-Smart Zone – Key To Alleviating The Impact Of Natural Disasters. By Laurent Lamothe, Founder and CEO of LSL World Initiative Earlier this year, Cyclone Idaidevastated Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe by leaving more than 1,000 people dead, thousands more missing, and damages in the billions. These storms were among the recent reminders of how…

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