Just published this morning, my first op-ed for SciDev.net about African-led development of the continent, powered by technology.

The musician and activist Bono and development academics such as Bill Easterly and Paul Collier are no longer the go-to experts on the continent’s development. Instead, development professor Calestous Juma, writer Teju Cole, political science professor Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg, policy expert Semhar Aria and a chorus of other rising African voices are commanding the airwaves.

via A future of African-led development is underway.