The Japan International Co-operation Agency has released the preliminary findings of a study conducted to find ways of boosting economic development in Southern Africa, particularly along eight economic corridors selected for priority attention.
• Japan hails SA space tech successes
Nigerian entrepreneur Nimi Akinkugbe's childhood fascination with board games led her to realise a lifelong dream of creating a Lagos edition of the international property trading board game, Monopoly. This is the first time the game has been customised for a city in Africa.
• Board game makes Aids education fun
Côte d’Ivoire's cotton industry is regaining momentum after being nearly decimated by a decade of political chaos and conflict, and farmers in the cotton-growing northern regions are hopeful of returning to economic stability.
• SA farming skills are sought-after