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Africa needs a development leader. Ghana can't afford to play the game of borrow-and-bailout.
«Ghana basically did a speedrun of its emerging market crisis, getting the pain over with and skipping to the recovery phase.»
Kenya's M-Pesa made the agent-network model popular, e-commerce startups are applying the model to food and household retail shopping.
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Soccer is hugely popular in Africa. Increasing connections with the creative economy will make the already dominant sport even more dynamic, say experts.
By 2100, 13 of the world’s 20 biggest urban areas will be in Africa.
The idea of a ‘precolonial’ Africa is theoretically vacuous, racist and plain wrong about the continent’s actual history
«Hegel, a racist philosopher, who argued in the 1820s that Africa was a land ‘outside of Time’ and not a part of the movement of ‘History’.»
The long read: The creation of the modern, interconnected world is generally credited to European pioneers. But Africa was the wellspring for almost everything they achieved – and African lives were…
«By miscasting the role of Africa, generations have been taught a profoundly misleading story about the origins of modernity.»
On Morten Jerven’s The Wealth and Poverty of African States.
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