A pop-up restaurant on Mount Kilimanjaro? A burgeoning South Africa Food and Wine Festival? Three new Guinea-Conakry restaurants in New York City? Ethiopian Peaberry Coffee flogged at Trader Joe’s? These and many other events are indicators of the intense and growing interest in Africa’s culinary arts. Put on your bib [...]
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Africans still pay far more for telecommunications than western countries as a proportion of their overall income. In Kenya, the darling of African telecom expansion, where many incomes still fall below the World Bank’s poverty base line of $2.50 per day, it is no different. “Currently poverty stands at 40-42%, [...]
January 25 marks the two year anniversary of the Egyptian Protests that eventually toppled former President Hosni Mubarak. To really wrap your head around the significance of that fact, consider the following: from 1953, the year Egypt gained independence from Great Britain, until 2011, there had been only 3 presidents: Gamal Abdel [...]
Historically, thoughts of Egypt conjure up images of the Ancient World – from the Pharaohs and pyramids, to the north-flowing Nile. The allure is securely steeped in its rich culture and history. It’s the reason why, for decades, thousands have trekked to the North African country. It’s also why Lonely Planet included [...]
While students from across the continent continue to move abroad to study at leading learning institutions in the U.S. and Europe, Africa boasts its own league of great universities. Presented below is Part I of Africa.com’s Top 10 Universities in Africa. Part II will feature the Top 10 Universities in [...]
The people of the British capital of London have promised to make this year’s opening ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics one to remember. Showcasing Britain’s cultural and industrial evolution under the artistic direction of Danny Boyle, performers will entertain the crowd of 60,000 at Olympic Stadium.
So, you want to buy a bank in an emerging market and create value for your investors? Pause for a moment. The evidence of value creation is firmly against you. Yet, the wins that there have been have been great wins. How do you ensure your deal is one of the winners?
We are often raised with the notion that we should live with no regrets, that we should enjoy and embrace each moment of our lives. However, in today’s society, it seems like we also always told to plan ahead, to hurry up in life, and to keep going without ever really meditating and taking a moment to live.
What is democracy? In its purest form, it is an ideological practice in society where each person (adult) gets an equal say on the decisions that affect his or her life. The Arab Spring, follow-up revolutions in countries such as Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya, and civil unrest in Bahrain, Syria, and Yemen are examples of democracy in its purest form.