Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister has had a stellar two months, can he keep it up?
June 21, 2018

(CNN)Ethiopia is undergoing remarkable political transformation never seen in the country’s recent history.

On Tuesday (June 5), the government made three major and politically consequential announcements: it lifted the state of emergency imposed shortly after former Prime Minister Hailemariam Continue reading

The 100 million city: is 21st century urbanisation out of control?
April 6, 2018

Projections suggest cities will swell at an astonishing pace but whether that means our salvation or an eco-disaster is by no means certain

The 1960 street map of Lagos, Nigeria, shows a small western-style coastal city surrounded by a Continue reading

Tencents 60,000% Runup Leads to One of the Biggest VC Payoffs Ever
March 26, 2018

  • Media giant to reduce its stake in Chinese game maker by 2%
  • Sale to reduce valuation gap of share price and Tencent stake

South African media company Naspers Ltd. is cashing in a sliver of one of the greatest venture-capital Continue reading

India Needs Dramatic Growth, and Modis Not Helping
March 5, 2018

It was a sight to warm the heart of an Indian nationalist: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at the Republic Day celebration on Jan. 26, welcoming one by one his 10 chief guests, the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Continue reading