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America’s rotting empire: Billionaires galore and a crumbling infrastructure

This is an article from May 2014 by CJ Werleman, which appeared on Salon.com, which I think is quite interesting, and some of the observations therein probably apply to African … Continue reading

January 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

China Funding construction of new airport in Malawi

First it was a parliament building, then a road to connect Karonga and Chitipa, a five-star hotel, followed by a stadium, and now it seems they will be building an … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Where is Africa’s manufacturing?

I prefer to ask (and answer) the above question, that references to the ‘stage’ or ‘point’ (not physical location) when asked ‘Why is Africa not manufacturing?’ . I’ve been asked … Continue reading

October 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Charmian Gooch: Meet global corruption’s hidden players

Charmian Gooch: Meet global corruption’s hidden players via TED Similar links The Shameful Self-enrichment Legacy of African Political Leaders

August 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Infrastructure

While you’ll find several references to Infrastructure on this site, I think this time around I’ll leave it to the experts to do the convincing. Paja akulu anati mutu umodzi … Continue reading

August 24, 2013 · 7 Comments

Global 100 Voices: No 4

My next guest is a good friend and a brother who I have known for many years. Based in London, he is a true son of Malawi, and someone who … Continue reading

August 11, 2013 · 1 Comment