Barton Heyman

November 7, 2017

Africa Update: How digital technology can help reinvent basic education in Africa

African countries have worked hard to improve children’s access to basic education, but there’s still significant work to be done. Today, 32,6 million children of primary-school […]
November 7, 2017

Africa Update: Africa set to top 1 billion mobile internet connections in five years

Africa’s mobile internet connections are set to double in the next five years, a study showed on Monday, thanks to affordable smartphones and the roll-out of […]
November 7, 2017

Nigeria Update: Nigeria, others need $2.5tr investments to achieve global competitiveness

Participants at a High Level Policy and Private Sector Trade and Investment Facilitation Partnership Forum, have reiterated the need to attract over $2.5trillion investments yearly across […]
November 7, 2017

World Update: Toyota increases profits, raises full-year forecast

Japanese car giant Toyota Tuesday reported a rise in first-half net profit and raised its forecast for the whole year, citing a cheaper yen and cost-cutting […]