Africa in 3D: Death, Destruction, and Disease

Have you ever come across an aid campaign on TV picturing a child sitting on a dusty ground, wearing ripped clothes, with a fly wandering around his face. The child in question is told to be suffering from cholera, diarrhoea, malaria, pneumonia…you name it. He becomes the ambassador of despair of a whole continent, where all […]

Income Inequalities: Enough is Enough

While working on income inequalities, one is often asked why should she/he cares about it, and why should we go against nature as we cannot be all equal! Some would dare to say that the secret of the wealth is hard work! (I know, right!) While fighting inequalities is not about eradicating them, but rather […]

Africa is a Country: Ignorance or Laziness

Many public figures, VIPs and journalists usually describe someone from Zimbabwe and a person from Kenya as “African”. They probably wouldn’t call them “Americans” if they were from Brazil, Argentina or the United States, even though the distance between the two is the same – and the economic conditions as different. You don’t have a […]

The Mad Fight: Poverty Vs. Richness

  Have we been doing wrong by targeting extreme poverty instead of extreme richness? The gap between rich and poor has now reached a new record. Credit Suisse has revealed that the richest 1% has now accumulated more wealth than the rest of the world all together, and the wealth owned by the bottom 50% […]