In 2016, 314 IT Hubs were identified across Africa, this was up 150% from 117 hubs just a year earlier. Yet, many tech-based products do not seem to be a response to specifically African markets. The number of, and interest in Africa’s start-ups has grown phenomenally. According to Disrupt Africa’s 2016 Report, 146 tech start-ups … More The Problem with Tech Start-Ups | by Olusegun Sotola
None feel a nation’s interest like they who must live and die in it.
“Government instability in Guinea-Bissau has left economic and social institutions perilously weak. As a result, Guinea-Bissau remains a low-income country, with a nearly 70% poverty rate in 2010, a meagre GDP per capita of USD573, and an annual growth rate in decline.” Since its handover to civilian rule in 2014, Guinea-Bissau has undergone no less … More Explaining Government Instability in Guinea-Bissau | by Abel Djassi Amado
Life expectancy in the Niger Delta averages just 40 years, compared to between 53 and 55 within Nigeria as a whole. Yet, the Nigerian state and the multinational corporations operating in the Niger Delta have refused to address the historical processes that led from a ‘usable’ Niger Delta of the 1950s, to a current population … More The Niger Delta and the Politics of Usable Nigerians | by Omolade Adunbi
WEEKEND MUSICAL INTERLUDE
... because everyday should refresh our souls. But in our world, we will have to settle for the weekend.