No. Not permanently. Since our first post in early 2008, I’ve had this vision of what PD should be but I was never able to execute it properly. Over the last few years, I’ve known that PD is more than just a blog for posting rants about developmental injustice to the African continent (with ever […]

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Teddy’s was the voice that first challenged my perspective on building a business in Africa. Much of my model at Nakate has been created around his advice and the advice of his colleagues, both on the ground in Uganda and in diaspora communities in Washington DC and New York City via My Q and A […]

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(CNN) — Let’s give praise where praise is due. Invisible Children’s Kony 2012 viral video campaign has done what no other advocacy organization has been able to do until now: capture 29 minutes worth of attention from over 50 million people worldwide. No amount of advertising genius from “Mad Men” could create that kind of […]

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As early as 2007, my eyes began to witness the full potential of our impact through remittances. I remember wondering if there were other members of the Diaspora feeling the same pull to the continent that I was. I was wondering if, like me, they were putting their siblings through higher education or investing in […]

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Since climate change affects all of us, it seems appropriate that we all should have a voice at the decision-making table. All too often though, we only get to hear from the academics, the heads of state, or the violent protestors. Where are the voices of the common man, the single mother, the student? Where […]

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At 68, Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni is nearly five decades older than his country’s newly sworn-in MP Proscovia Alengot Oromait, who wasn’t even born when her head of state was first elected to office 26 years ago. When a 19-year old girl gets voted into Uganda’s parliament by a majority of voters barely older than […]

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I posit that Africa’s tech space is positioning itself to offer a similar magical combination of factors that will allow Africa’s digerati to define themselves. In 2009, Africa’s population topped one billion for the first time in history. via Africa’s booming tech space will define the continent’s future – The Globe and Mail.

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