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Artificial Intelligence has become a fact of life. It is here to stay and will no doubt evolve further over time. How humankind adapt will likely determine whether it will be “Boon or Bust”. It certainly has benefits, some of which we are already seeing, but it also has downside risks too. How the world handles those risks will decide where the world goes!Read More
Politically the country seems to have lost direction as policy makers are creating untold confusion with the policies introduced increasing the cost of doing business in the country. The economy is not performing anywhere near its potential and needs a boost from somewhere. Citizens are complaining of being over taxed with their disposable income having fallen significantly.Read More
Politically stable and becoming a magnate for Foreign Direct Investment. However, severe power shortage and a lack of US Dollars is dampening the economy although it is still expected to grow by 5.3% in 2023.Read More
No change in the political landscape. The country’s draconian LGBTQ law is beginning to impact the economy as are terrorist attacks.Read More
Rwanda continues to be politically stable with an economy that is outperforming many of its neighbours. However, inflationary pressures continue, although, it does seem to be subsiding.Read More
Ethiopia still faces difficulties bringing its Amhara and Oromia conflicts to an end, which continue to impact investor perceptions of the market, and remain a drain on Government resources. New investment is still only trickling in. An investment grade downgrade by Fitch spelt bad news for the economy but debt relief from international institutions is on the horizon.Read More
Latest developments in Burundi, South Sudan, Djibouti, Eritrea and SomaliaRead More