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….
The French telecom provider Orange starts mobile banking in France. Mobile banks come from Africa, where Orange has go the Know-how from. Will mobile banking disrupt European banks?
The African industrialization through Chinese entrepreneurs, that is the theses put forward by Irene Yuan Sun. Her new book “The next factory of the world – How Chinese Investment is reshaping Africa” ….
A new blogpost in German.
Did you notice that elections in Kenya disappeared from media coverage in Austria/Germany before the exact outcome was resolved? Learn what determines African societies and economies. Watch out for opportunities to cooperate.
A new blogpost in German. You find it here.
A highly interesting interview with Paul Collier, the British development economist, by Andreas Sator from DerStandard. Currently Paul Collier is supporting the German government in changing their approach towards Africa.