Monday, January 21, 2019

22 years on: Rwanda’s story of resilience, economic turnaround

By Peterson Tumwebaze - Twenty-two years ago, Rwanda was on its knees, the economy was a wreck with most facilities and services non-existent in the aftermath...

Africa’s face today is not the one the outside world has...

By Mukesh Malhotra - Consider the scenario: the latest Hollywood movie is being screened and the theatre is packed to the full. People are waiting outside and...

Learning from Lagos: A City of New Meaning – Iweka Kingsley

by Iweka Kingsley In war terminology, ‘Open City’ refers to forsaking all defensive efforts by a city’s government or military in the face of imminent...

Made in… Ethiopia? Yes, Ethiopia

by Jennifer Schwab ADDIS ABABA -- So we got used to "Made in Japan," "Made in China," "Made in Hong Kong" and most recently "Made in...

EDUCATION IN 50 YEARS: SHRINKING CLASSROOMS AND DISAPPEARING TEACHERS

By Iweka Kingsley A futurist’s perspective on education in 50 years  In the wake of 2015, seven inland schools in Gauteng, South Africa, walked into the...

The ‘Africa Rising’ Narrative: Why We Must Rise to the Challenge

by Iweka Kingsley This piece is a rejoinder to A Farewell to Africa Rising, and Other Grand Narratives on Africa, an article written by Atta...

KPMG Says Digitisation Will Enable Accelerated Growth In Africa

VENTURES AFRICA – Digitisation – migration from analogue to digital technology – will help to bridge the digital divide between emerging markets and developed...

U.S. Secretary of State, John F. Kerry, Talks About Africa’s Ascension

John F. Kerry, the Secretary of State of the United States of America, wrote the piece below in May for the Washington Post. Please...