The London Africa Media Network organised an event to discuss the media across Africa last week – ‘arguing a business case for sustainability and independence.’ A few comments that stayed with me: > The best-performing graduates are not drawn to journalism. > Media laws tend to restrict the flow of capital into the industry. > […]
Last month the offices of a London law firm played host to a Royal African Society event entitled ‘The BRICS: A view from South Africa’. Dr Martyn Davies, CEO of Frontier Advisory, a South African research, strategy and investment advisory firm was invited to speak. His talk was wide-ranging and included an analysis of South Africa’s current […]
I came across this blog by a gentleman called Nathan Kanema. Thought I’d share some of his amazing photos. It goes without saying . . . Zambia is beautiful. It’s a country greatly blessed with huge swathes of beautiful, unspoilt scenery. Makes me want to explore it even more! And as a Christian, seeing these […]
It’s now been three weeks since the end of the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games. In case you’ve been experiencing withdrawal symptoms, fear not because the Paralympics started this week. Sporting fever and excitement is still well and truly alive! The Olympics were a fantastic display of impressive sporting talent, commitment, teamwork and much more. […]
In this short video Is the Climate Agenda Dead?, Ian Bremmer of Eurasia Group shares his thoughts on why global climate consensus is proving difficult.
African countries must avoid a ‘grow now, clean up later’ approach to development. Check out this conversation between Janvier Nkurunziza, Economist at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development‘s Division on Africa, and David Williams of ABN Digital as they discuss the importance of environmentally sustainable development.