Tag: Africa

Taking the Ideology out of Development

Development is a vision. A vision of how to make people’s lives ‘better’. But sometimes the vision overtakes the results. This is the problem...

Lessons from Africa (Part Two)

China’s investment in Africa has useful lessons for Pakistan. In the second part of Lessons from Africa, Asad Abbasi takes a closer look at how Chinese investment has...

The Politics of Band Aid

Does the backlash against Band-Aid centre attention upon the politics of celebrity activism? Charlotte Fraser looks at the role it has in detracting attention away from broader, structural...

Ebola: ‘Africa’s problem’

How does the developed world respond to crises in the developing world? Sabrina Marsh explores the current Ebola outbreak in light of inequality, international aid...

Power Africa: the ethics of electrification

The face of aid is changing; However, when energy is involved, sustainable solutions remain as elusive as ever. June Sun questions U.s. plans to power Sub-Saharan Africa with...

Nelson Mandela: celebrating 95 years

We’ve been lucky enough to be granted access to this incredible graphic outlining the life of Nelson Mandela. Enjoy! Source: BestMSWPrograms.com The views expressed...

Africa’s technology revolution

Mobile technologies in the developed world might not directly save lives, but in parts of Africa they can change the fortunes of entire communities...