Views, ideas, inspiration, vision and practical tips for a better more prosperous Malawi

Evolution of the Bicycle

Even though the majority of useful inventions never see the light of day, forever languishing in some basement or workshop, inventing remains a wonderful if not miraculous activity. Who would … Continue reading

April 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

How South korea became a Hub of Innovation

“In the 1970s and 1980s, Seoul channeled massive amounts of capital through subsidies and low-interest-rate loans into trusted family-led chaebol, or conglomerates. These favored firms also enjoyed trade preferences and monopoly rights, among other indulgences extended by the government. Such preferential treatment enabled the chaebol, which today include Hyundai and Samsung, to grow into massive business empires whose brands are now recognized and envied around the world”

December 5, 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