What a difference in perception. Back in Vienna from Nairobi, I read about upcoming hunger catastrophes in ‘Africa’. The pandemic, the Russian war and droughts would hit the poorest hardest. Last week in Nairobi, however, my partners did not say…
As Sim Tshabalala pointed out in his keynote, African business people never had to be persuaded that their companies are guided by a higher purpose.
From Nairobi to Dakar the start-up movement has travelled in recent years. From Nairobi to Dakar is where my travels have taken me this year.
With Twiga Foods, the participants of the Learning Journey worked "live" and in "real time" on a case that could write economic history in Africa.
Creating prosperity instead of fighting poverty, Clayton Christensen and Efosa Ojomo say. - But isn't that the same thing? No, it isn't.
I think relations with Africa are a great opportunity to pull Europe out of its lethargy. In my book, I call on European companies, in particular, to invest in African markets. To …
In Dakar after more than 30 years, preparing for September. Immersing ourselves in the business innovation and Startup scene of Dakar.
A blogpost in German, here
The leadership conference CampQ goes Africa. What we can learn from digital Africa. I am particularly pleased to be able to organize a workshop on Business with Africa. On April 28, 2021. online.
Bill Gates and others warned of 10 million Covid deaths, ailing health systems, mass death. Such images of Covid-19 in Africa were all over our media in January and February. Now in December, in the same media, we wonder why this catastrophe failed to materialise.