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Why the Malawi Postal Corporation should enter the business of International Money Transfer

A few weeks ago, I watched a Christmas party video in which the speaker talked about remittances by migrants living in the UK, and immediately I got an idea. Why … Continue reading

January 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

South Africa’s ageing white mercenaries who helped turn tide on Boko Haram

South Africa’s ageing white mercenaries who helped turn tide on Boko Haram “But the South African government doesn’t want them to exist. They wish them off the planet. When they … Continue reading

June 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

Thundafund: The crowdfunding platform made for Africa

Thundafund: The crowdfunding platform made for Africa (CNN) “Kickstarter doesn’t really work in South Africa… it’s a difficult market to break in to… It could be said [Kickstarter] is more … Continue reading

June 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Zakes Mda: I feel like a dancing monkey at European literary festivals

Mda, a creative writing professor at Ohio University in the US, backed Mgqolozana’s claim that black writers are treated as anthropological subjects. “You feel like you’re a dancing monkey … … Continue reading

June 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Other: What people say about Migrants

Once every now and again something happens that prompts me to troll through the comments people leave in response to articles on news websites. This exercise is purely a curiosity … Continue reading

April 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Zwelithini: A cumbersome expense to modern South Africa – Opinion

It is understandable for the citizens of South Africa to complain about the influx of foreigners in their country. In Europe a similar phenomenon is unfolding with immigration being the … Continue reading

April 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Stop #Xenophobia WE ARE #AFRICA

Found this image by someone known as olubanker911 on instagram Update from a friend via WhatsApp (I’ve not verified them yet) : 🇿🇦SOUTH AFRICA IS ISOLATED 🇿🇦 In Mozambique, all … Continue reading

April 20, 2015 · Leave a comment