What is the African Manifesto
The word African specifically relates to the indigenous people of the African continent and their descents in the Diaspora ( Caribbean , Americas , Arabia , etc). The race-nationality model such as that currently employed by African-American, African-Brazilian and African-Caribbean communities more accurately describes the identity whilst fully articulating the history and geopolitical reality.
The miscellaneous usage of the label 'Black' within this site reflects its contemporary use as a means to denote a specific
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Before I get to the five ideas that shape my perspective on futurity in Africa, I found myself asking, where are the African futurists? In the discourse of futurist manifestos, there is a dearth of the African perspective. Perhaps its a hold over from the old and tired meme of colonization, post-colonial construct that characterized the 20th century.
Or perhaps its because African futurists are few and far between. This remains an open question for many Afrophiles I encounter.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
More and more entrepreneurs turned their attention to building businesses that can solve the continent's problems and provide services it has long awaited.
Enterprises emerged to fix problems in payments, traffic and talent, while more entrepreneurs raised more money from investors than ever before.
Here, in no particular order are 10 of the most exciting young companies of the year.
The list includes the startups I consider to have the most potential, to be the most viable -- not necessarily the most popular or hyped.
In a nutshell: Uber-style motorbike delivery service.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Think About It: The U.S. is Both the Richest Country and the Most Unequal: 8 Consequences of American Greed