About Us

The Africonomist is a financial news platform focused on investments and economic development in Africa. Additionally, the platform showcases African entrepreneurship, including stories about innovation, business successes and failures, as well as resiliency. 

First launched in February 2009, the Africonomist was rebranded and relaunched in October 2020.

Our goal is to produce content that is shaping the

economic landscape in Africa, and which will educate, inform and inspire our readers