The asylum issue has become a showdown for Europe. Interior Minister Seehofer against Chancellor Merkel, Germany together with Spain and France against the Visegrád group of states, Italy against all others, reinstating national borders against European integration, limiting the immigration of foreigners against open systems. But while the solution to the asylum issue is important, …
No UBER taxi service in Lusaka, no digital platform providing mobility? Wrong, there is Ulendo. Lusaka’s business dynamics lack behind Nairobi, nevertheless, tech has become key …
A new blog post in German here
a new blogpost in German here
A contribution to the German Zukunftsinstitut. In German here.
My contribution to the anniversary publication for Austria’s Hannes Androsch’s 80th birthday. Find the German article here.
Cape Town is running out of water. DAY ZERO – the day when water reserves are at zero – is approaching. For three consecutive years rainfalls were less than normal. But it is not the missing rainfall, reasons for the water shortage in the urban agglomeration of 3,8 million people go deeper, says the Economist. It is a …
A new blogpost in German here.
“Mobile money” has become a basic technology in “Silicon Savannah” in Nairobi. The digital transformation happens differently from other places. In education, in health or in the energy sector. We should better learn from “Digital Africa”.
Does Africa still need aid? The short answer: double humanitarian assistance, transfer the rest into a policy for networking, interlinking and steering migration flows….