Junker's State of the Union speech: Africa is taken more seriously. Europe has learned what it means to be part of the interconnected global society. And has again real interests in Africa.Read MoreEurope takes Africa more seriously – Juncker’s State of the Union speech
The recent China-Africa summit has been another proof of how China is leading the global world of ideas. The Chinese economic success story, an authoritarian model and a "5-no policy" has made China the role model for many African countries.Read MoreChina-Africa Summit – Why China is leading the global world of ideas
Learning Journeys to modern Africa make us recognize that solutions for the current asylum issues can only be found outside the asylum systemRead MoreAsylum in Europe – Another reason to organize Learning Journeys to Africa
Read MoreNew Thinking
A new blog post in German here
Read MoreSilicon Savannah – Agility in Africa, Disruption in Europe
a new blogpost in German here
Read MoreAgile businesses – Why Africa will change the world
A contribution to the German Zukunftsinstitut. In German here.
Read MoreAfrica’s Future
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 ...Read MoreTurning a crisis into an opportunity
Read MoreLive from the Learning Journey ins Silicon Savannah
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".Read MoreSilicon Savannah – What we can learn from 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....Read MoreRelaunch development aid
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?Read MoreBanken Challenge 2020