Tag: aid

Corporate Narratives, ICTs, and Development

Once upon a time, a very long time ago, before even Google or mobile phones and long before Facebook, there was just the Internet. And folk who created the Internet and its early users were filled with wonder at its...

/ 3 January 2013

African Women and American Academics

I find myself wondering if I am the only one dismayed by the “mudwrestling” going on among Dambisa Moyo, Jeffrey Sachs and William Easterly… and others. In case you haven’t heard, Dambisa Moyo has written a provocative book on the...

/ 28 May 2009

The Risky Philanthropist

Last week I attended the MobileActive08 conference in Johannesburg which I have to say is one of the better conferences I have attended in a while.  Partly because of the turn-out of remarkable people, partly because of the non-talking-heads format...

/ 29 October 2008