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.
Why European companies have to be present in Africa, part 4: Being present in African countries helps to see again that an increasing division of labour, more free trade and more and more networked systems not only reduce poverty in Africa, but are also the foundation of our own prosperity.
Paper from Hans Stoisser, published in Europäische Briefe of the European Society Coudenhove-Kalergi on December 15th, 2016 Europe’s Handling of African Migration If we develop a clear picture of the situation, a strategy will almost become self evident From a European perspective, Africa is a continent of chronic warfare and disease, crises, catastrophes, corruption, crime, and the exodus of capital. Small …
Why European companies have to be present in Africa, part 3: Market-creating innovations always start at the lower end of the market, we learn from Clayton Christensen, the father of the theory of disruptive innovations …