Kenyan logistics startup Sendy raises $20M round backed by Toyota
February 12, 2020

Africa’s logistics startup space has gained another multi-million-dollar round with global backing.

Kenyan company Sendy — with an on-demand platform that connects clients to drivers and vehicles for goods delivery — has raised a $20 million Series B led by Continue reading

India Needs Dramatic Growth, and Modis Not Helping
March 5, 2018

It was a sight to warm the heart of an Indian nationalist: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at the Republic Day celebration on Jan. 26, welcoming one by one his 10 chief guests, the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Continue reading

Philippine GDP Growth Exceeds 6% for a Ninth Consecutive Quarter
November 23, 2017

The Philippine economy grew more than 6 percent for a ninth consecutive quarter, cementing its position as one of the fastest-expanding in the world.

Key Points
  • Gross domestic product increased 6.9 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier, Continue reading