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 More
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 More
Learning Journeys to modern Africa make us recognize that solutions for the current asylum issues can only be found outside the asylum systemRead More
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 ...Read More
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 More
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 More
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 More