Africa’s richest man at the World Economic Forum in Davos on the freedom of movement on the continent: Dangote said his vision is for the free movement of goods, services and people across the continent. “I need a visa in almost 38 countries, which means an American has more access into Africa than myself.” Some […]

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Shane Cole reports for Apple Insider: The Parliament of Kenya is set to join a growing trend toward paperless governance with the purchase of some 450 iPads to be used by representatives and staff in the East African nation’s National Assembly and Senate. Wonder how long before the East African Community (EAC) standardizes on iOS […]

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Daniel Kawuma on ‘Africa on the blog‘ issuing travel advisory for Uganda’s homophobic Members of Parliament: The following guidelines should help minimize encounters with gay people and women around the world engaging in erotic behavior that might trigger sexual excitement to offend the high standard of ethics and morality historically exhibited by our politicians that […]

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Apparently the Sachs-Easterly war over aid mechanisms isn’t over. Tom Murphy does (probably his best post ever) a brilliant recount of the Twitter spat that happened earlier this week. Aid Snark at its finest. Known for its ability to host lively debates devoid of any substance and nuance, Twitter served as fertile ground for an […]

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