What Africa’s emerging cities can learn from China
By 2030, more than half of African residents will be living in cities. These cities are being built, in large part, by China—from major roads to government buildings, apartment towers, and sports stadiums.
Instant Archetypes: A New Tarot For The New Normal
Tarot is not so much magic, as the exploration of synchronicity. Archetypes pick up new names and faces on their travels, and Instant Archetypes is a reimagining of the timeless tropes of the Major Arcana for our current climate.
Lions on the move II: Realizing the potential of Africa’s economies
Africa’s economic fundamentals remain strong, but governments and companies will need to work even harder to keep the region’s economies moving forward.
Many observers are questioning whether Africa’s economic advances are running out of steam.
U.S. special operations forces are doing more things in more places than ever before. They are now active in some seventy countries and, since 2001, have seen their combined budget nearly quintuple—a trend that seems likely to continue.
The U.S. is waging a massive shadow war in Africa, exclusive documents reveal
Six years ago, a deputy commanding general for U.S. Army Special Operations Command gave a conservative estimate of 116 missions being carried out at any one time by Navy SEALs, Army Green Berets, and other special operations forces across the globe. Today, according to U.S.
Rwanda keeps surprising. Recently the Rwandan Development Board signed a sleeve sponsoring deal with London Premier League club, Arsenal. Over a three-year period, the 200 sq centimetre ad “Visit Rwanda” will cost the country USD$39 million.
Heavy rains caused havoc in Kenya in March, collapsing hospital walls, flooding entire neighborhoods, and closing off major highways. The downpour also exposed a fault line that geologists now say is evidence that the African continent will split into two over the next tens of millions of years.