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Botswana and its smart telecoms trajectory

Telecommunications has made the world a “global village”. For many decades, national “Post and Telecom” parastatals worldwide ruled a steady sector, with expensive international calls and limited rural access where standing in long queues to use the single telephone line available, was the norm. Read More

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Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has a GDP of US$55.09bn and a population of 89 million people, and has a surface area equivalent to that of Western Europe, making it the largest country in sub-Saharan Africa. The DRC is endowed with exceptional natural resources, including minerals such as cobalt and copper, hydropower potential, significant arable land, immense biodiversity, and the world’s second largest rainforest. The DRC remains the African country with possibly the greatest untapped potential with its mineral wealth, but it is an underdeveloped economy and many of its people are impoverished. Read More

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The great boon to Freight forwarding with the implementation of the Africa Continental Trade Area (AFCFTA)

The freight forwarding business is the thread that runs through most supply chains. It connects individual chain elements, from manufacturer to consumer, whilst these individual elements have their own separate supply chains. It is known that each individual event in a long chain may have a small probability of failure, yet if many events are combined the risk of something going wrong becomes a higher than we tend to think. Read More

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Ghana

The Republic of Ghana is viewed as a gateway to West Africa, and is rapidly becoming a maritime trading hub of strategic importance. It has a population of 29 million people and a GDP of US$68.4bn in 2020. Ghana is bordered by Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Togo, the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean, with a coastline measuring 539km. Read More