Dr. Shanta Devarajan, the chief economist of the Africa Region with the World Bank, sat down with emerging market investment consultant Wilmot Allen to discuss African youth employment. Part II appears today; Part I appeared on Wednesday. Note this post originally ran on November 12, 2012. We are posting it again [...]
Archive for November, 2012
Dr. Shanta Devarajan, the chief economist of the Africa Region with the World Bank, recently sat down with emerging market investment consultant Wilmot Allen to discuss youth employment in Africa. Part I of the interview series will appear today; Part II will appear on Friday.
Otelo Burning is a beautiful, coming-of-age drama by award-winning filmmaker Sara Blecher. The South African feature film presents a gripping story of township kids as they discover surfing – a newfound freedom through water.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) prides itself in being a league that draws players from all over the world. Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant speaks Spanish to Pau Gasol during games when he doesn’t want opposing teams to know what is going on.
On December 5, 2012, the Museum for African Art’s young patrons group (Emerging Leaders for African Art) will host a year-end celebration featuring a live performance by Ghanaian-born, Brooklyn-based hip-hop artist Blitz the Ambassador, who Rolling Stone calls “the future of African music.”
For the energetic and soul searching 20-something year old, Africa offers the kind of experiences travelers dream about and then brag about. Here are must-do activities in Southern and East Africa that any Generation Y individual would traverse the Atlantic Ocean for.
The natural history of Mauritius makes a strong case for conservation. After all, it’s an island where many native species have already become extinct, most notably the Dodo. Our principal reason for visiting was to learn about the nature conservation work being carried out.
Earlier today, Forbes put out its inaugural list of Africa’s 40 Richest people. It’s yet another example of the world’s increasing interest in the story of Africa’s growth. With growth comes wealth, so naturally we want a look behind the curtain. Who are the people who arereally making it on the continent?