Introducing Emerging Markets Today Podcast

Today we are introducing the Emerging Markets Today (EMT) Podcast! After few years bringing you a comprehensive overview of Emerging Markets and Frontier Markets, we are moving all these amazing…

Emerging markets are in trouble, but there might be hope

Emerging markets and frontier markets, despite their huge potential, represent risk. That is particularly noticeable in times of crisis like today. The Institute of International Finance (IIF) reported that investors…

How the coronavirus is impacting Egypt’s economic outlook

Egypt has been identified as the origin of several coronavirus infections in other countries long before it confirmed its own cases. The country appears to have slowed down its initial…

3 easy points to understand what makes Malta the “Blockchain island”

Malta has earned a well-deserved title of “Blockchain island” –  it is the first jurisdiction in the world to introduce blockchain regulations. The Maltese government views the blockchain technology as…

Is Facebook Marketplace ignoring emerging markets eCommerce?

Yes, it’s happening. Facebook Marketplace has finally been launched. The Marketplace is a new feature inside the Facebook mobile app. The Marketplace comes as a response to marketplaces type sites like…

Opinion: Sara Haq’s perspective on Emerging markets expertise

Guest post by Sara Haq It is impossible to know everything about emerging markets business. Even if one could know all of the pertinent information at any given moment in…

Action for Girls: Sweden funds programme aimed to empower young women in Mozambique

Sweden and Mozambique are worlds apart when it comes to gender equality. Perhaps that’s why the new Mozambican government program Action for Girls caused such a buzz. Action for Girls…

The Female Entrepreneurs Rising from Emerging Markets

In the Silicon Valley, the conversation on increasing female entrepreneurs in technology and the number of women founders has dominated the tech airwaves. How do women outside of Silicon Valley…

The 5 Most Visited Social Media Sites in Uganda

Poor citizens, right?, yes; youth unemployment is over seventy percent and half of the population is below the age of 18 but, more Ugandans ‘afford’ to stream videos on YouTube…

How Brazil missed its golden South-South co-operation moment

Guest post by Lídia Cabral, Institute of Development Studies Compared to China or India, Brazil is a relatively small player in development aid. Yet it has managed to make a mark…

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