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Leadership and National Development: The Missing Link, By Nuhu Ribadu

Ribadu suggests the changes Nigeria needs as it charts the way for the future. Otunba Dino Melaye (dino_melaye) A DIFFERENT NUANCE FROM THE STATUS QUO. Saki Mafundikwa: Ingenuity and elegance in ancient African alphabets.


Google blimps will carry wireless signal across Africa. Search giant Google is intending to build huge wireless networks across Africa and Asia, using high-altitude balloons and blimps.

Google blimps will carry wireless signal across Africa

The company is intending to finance, build and help operate networks from sub-Saharan Africa to Southeast Asia, with the aim of connecting around a billion people to the web. To help enable the campaign, Google has been putting together an ecosystem of low-cost smartphones running Android on low-power microprocessors. Rather than traditional infrastructure, Google's signal will be carried by high-altitude platforms - balloons and blimps - that can transmit to areas of hundreds of square kilometres.

Google has also considered using satellites to achieve the same goal. "There's not going to be one technology that will be the silver bullet," an unnamed source told the Wall St Journal. Centre for African Studies Basel: Macamo. Elísio Macamo is Tenure Track Assistant Professor of African Studies at the University of Basel (since October 2009).

Centre for African Studies Basel: Macamo

Previously, he taught development sociology at the University of Bayreuth, where he was a founding member of the Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies. He was born and grew up in Mozambique. The Colour Of Life. The TRUE Size Of Africa - An Erroneous Map Misled Us For 500 Years! Although featured in 'The West Wing', this map dishonesty is anything but fictional.

The TRUE Size Of Africa - An Erroneous Map Misled Us For 500 Years!

The video below will give you an accurate look at the size of Africa. People are often not aware of how large Africa continent really is. The image below is an accurate look at Africa relative to some major countries: The map shows how Africa (30,3 million km²) is larger than the combination of China (9,6 million km²), the US (9,4 million km²), Western Europe (4,9 million km²), India (3,2 million km²) and Argentina (2,8 million km²), three Scandinavian countries and the British Isles (map gives no surface for these last two areas). Map Source. Nigerian author Chinua Achebe dies. Electricity comes to an impoverished Mozambican island. Antiquated electricity generator on island of Ibo, Mozambique On a recent visit to the remote Ibo Island in the Quirimbas Archipelago in northern Mozambique, we were struck by the island’s stunning views and the soft white-sand beaches, the mangrove swamps and the wooden dhows that have plied in the Indian Ocean for decades.

Electricity comes to an impoverished Mozambican island

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WE LET AFRICA DOWN BADLY by Prof George N. Ayittey « A New Nigeria

Trackback An Open Letter to African Academics, Scholars and Intellectuals Dear Colleagues, Upon reviewing the current upheavals in North Africa and elsewhere on the continent, I felt it is necessary for us – African academics, scholars and intellectuals – to take stock and a fresh look at ourselves: What role have we played in advancing the cause of liberty and improving governance in post colonial Africa. Our record is not very good. Vanguard Update: Finding "Chinatown, Africa" in Uganda. Afrologica Investigation Unit. A.k.a. DJ Badly - ILLEGAL GATHERINGS : Play and the Durban Alternative Scene (c. 1990) Africa - African Economic Outlook, Jun 2010. Disclaimer for Fraudulent Conference Invitations & Registrations Note that fraudulent emails are currently being circulated, inviting individuals or groups to the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, including announcement of fraudulent websites.

Africa - African Economic Outlook, Jun 2010

All information related to registration to the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development is available here. For more information, please visit the United Nations Fraud Alert website. For questions and clarifications, please contact the Division for Sustainable Development, UN-DESA. Fake vacancy announcements have been repeatedly circulated in the name of the United Nations via non-UN websites and email imitating UN email addresses. VIDEO: #OCCUPYNIGERIA "I am ready to die" Nigerian Protester To Police. Kayode Ogundamisi is a commentator on Nigerian and international affairs, he was involved in the Nigerian pro-democracy struggle, Ogundamisi survived a trumped up charge of treasonable offence against the military government of General Babangida, he was detained in Jos prison in 1991 and released after intensive local and international campaigns against the government charging him and 12 other students before a military tribunal.

VIDEO: #OCCUPYNIGERIA "I am ready to die" Nigerian Protester To Police

Ogundamisi was a frontline member of the National Association of Nigerian Student and a former secretary general of the the University of Jos Students Union in Nigeria and the O'dua Peoples Congress. Ogundamisi currently shuttles beetwen his base in The United Kingdom and his Country of Birth Nigeria where he runs a programme on self empowerment. The Coming Battle for Africa's Internet - Drew Hinshaw - International. As new technology brings Africans online, everyone from Google to local developers are looking to seize the growing market A team of engineers lay fibre optic cables in rural Kenya.

The Coming Battle for Africa's Internet - Drew Hinshaw - International

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Centre for African Studies Basel: Research. Africa and Europe are connected in manifold ways.

Centre for African Studies Basel: Research

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The technology allows farmers affordable and timely access to market information that can help them negotiate better prices and improve the timing of getting their crops to market. “Our platform was developed by African software engineers here in Accra, Ghana, and has been a totally local, market-driven initiative,” said Esoko CEO Mark Davies. Putting Complementarity into Practice. Kenya and the ICC: Fact Versus Fiction. Open Society Foundations. AfricanViews. China's Trade With Africa Just Exploded To $115 Billion. What's driving Africa's growth - McKinsey Quarterly - Economic Studies - Productivity & Performance. Emerging Africa. There’s good news out of Africa. Seventeen emerging countries are putting behind them the conflict, stagnation, and dictatorships of the past. Since the mid-1990s, these countries have achieved steady economic growth, deepened democracy, improved governance, and decreased poverty. The Return of 'Afro-Optimism' Africa: Security and Development for the 21st Century.