• Role of Young People in Africa Today

    Role of Young People in Africa Today0

    You know that moment when someone says something that you have been thinking but been unable to either put it into the right words or even just say because you don’t think it was ‘a thing’. Sorry if I am rumbling : but this is what happened to me whilst listening to Mr John Githongo

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  • Drones for Social Good in Uganda0

    Recently, I had the opportunity to chat with Silver Kayondo, the Co-Founder and CEO of DroneNerds Africa (Uganda) Limited. The company specializes in frontiering the use of commercial drones/UAVs in agriculture, construction, GIS mapping, environmental compliance monitoring, and humanitarian refugee support in Uganda. During the meeting, we talked about the ways his company is helping

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  • Development Is About People Not Economies

    Development Is About People Not Economies0

    Last week I was invited to what was described as a “Global Think In” event, basically a series of conversations between academics on Columbia University’s New York campus and scholars and participants in nine Columbia Global Centers in cities around the world. The question we were asked to ponder was: What issue relating to the

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  • ‘Capital’ and Inequality in Zimbabwe

    ‘Capital’ and Inequality in Zimbabwe0

    Photo Credit: BBC A friend who lives and works in the Diaspora recently gave me a copy of the highly regarded French economist Thomas Piketty’s bestselling book ‘Capital in the Twenty-First Century’.   Because of Zimbabwe’s Marxist/Leninist ideological history, the term ‘capital’ consistently rings a socialist bell in the consciousness of a greater number of political

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Dear @DCI_Kenya, How about the billionaires whose names and illicit assets are listed in the Kroll Report? They are still "enjoy[ing] their ill-gotten wealth in peace", no? twitter.com/ThePlatf…