Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas: Land Grabbing

Kulturhusetstadsteatern Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas Human Rights Film Festival Klarabiografen A documentary thriller investigating the murky concept of ‘land grabbing,’ 15:00 to 15:30  Q & A with director Joakim Demmer. Read more about Director Demmer’s inspiration for the film .  Around the globe, there is a massive commercial rush for farmland – the new…

So what is Ethereuma and Blockchain again?

Ethereum: The not-Bitcoin cryptocurrency that could help replace Uber BY EMMA HINCHLIFFE  Mashable 2017 has been a big year for Bitcoin: its highest price ever, a major disappointment from the SEC for No. 1 Bitcoin fans the Winkelvoss twins, and, for a moment, a value higher than gold. But another cryptocurrency has been quietly growing…

Finally, Africa gets its own web address with launch of .africa

Africa Image copyrightAFP The African Union hopes .africa will create a unique online identity for the continent Africa now has the unique web address .africa, equivalent to the more familiar .com, following its official launch by the African Union. AU commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma hailed its creation as the moment when Africa “got [its]…

Foreign Investment in Ethiopia Slumps After Business Attacks

By Nizar Manek, Bloomberg Foreign direct investment in Ethiopia dropped by a fifth in the first half of the country’s fiscal year after violent anti-government protests in which foreign-owned businesses were targeted. The country attracted $1.2 billion in the six months through the end of December, compared with $1.5 billion in the same period a…

10 TED Talks that are worth more than an MBA

In today’s business world, leaders are emerging at all ranks. The role of the leader is not exclusive to executive-level positions. But being a great leader doesn’t have to mean going to management school. You can emerge as an effective trailblazer in your office by being true to yourself and constantly learning from the information…