The ARC Insider, Episode 20: Food for Thought – How Digitisation is Disrupting Food Distribution in Kenya

For the last episode of the year, Tara and Karen give a whistle-stop tour of current news stories from across Africa. This week’s guest is a dynamic man from the ...
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Event: Africa’s anti-corruption drive, 2020 and beyond…

Corruption undermines democratic institutions, slows economic development and contributes to governmental instability. It is no coincidence that the most corrupt countries in the world are also on the Fragile States ...
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Engineering news 2020: Read ARC’s monthly contributions to one of Africa’s leading online news publications now

ARC’s Tara O’Connor examines and provides insightful analysis on all major economic and socio-political developments in Africa over the last 12 months in her monthly column for one of the ...
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The ARC Insider, Episode 19: “Getting stuff done” in Nigeria’s tech sector

Karen Allen and Tara O'Connor spoke with Maya Famodu, an award-winning entrepreneur venture capitalist. Maya’s talent-spotting led to an early investment in Paystack, now the subject of a $200m buyout ...
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Of death, debt and democracy

By Tara O'Connor for Engineering News, published on 11th December 2020. As the first year of the plague closes out, a second year threatens a second wave of the Covid-19 ...
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A turning point for Sudan?

In conversation with Gillian Lusk... The recent announcement that Washington has agreed to remove Sudan from a terrorism blacklist has been heralded by many as signalling economic hope for a ...
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COMING SOON: The ARC Insider, Episode 17

South Africa moves to lockdown Level 1, Ivory Coast and Uganda are gearing up for elections and a historic peace deal is signed in Sudan. Karen Allen and Tara O'Connor ...
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African Societies Plan for a Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery

ARC's Director, Tara O'Connor, was recently interviewed for the article "African Societies Plan for a Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery" in The Cairo Review for Global Affairs. “We have seen an accelerated ...
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Zimbabwe in Crisis

ARC’s Director Tara O'Connor joined the BizNews.com Midweek Catchup yesterday - discussions focused on the Zimbabwe crisis ...
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Africa Risk Consulting: Interview with Lord Hain

The Judicial Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture – also known as the Zondo Commission – was a public inquiry launched by the government of Cyril Ramaphosa in ...
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