In 2019, people in African countries continued to connect digitally. And in 2019 the major geopolitical powers continued to enter Africa to increase their influence. With NextAfrica in 2020 I will concentrate on bringing together purpose-driven companies from Europe and Africa to collaborate and co-create.
We will be looking for the ‘missing link’ in understanding ‘Africa’ – the innovators. We will meet innovators, entrepreneurs, managers, professors, thinkers, writers…
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.
Learning Journeys to modern Africa make us recognize that solutions for the current asylum issues can only be found outside the asylum system
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 …
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” ….
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 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 …