Spark’s Start-up Competition: A chance to win 10k & start your business

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Do you live in a conflict-affected country or a fragile state? Do you have a business idea or an existing business under 1 year old that can contribute to rebuilding or supporting your local community? SPARK has arranged a startup competition for you and is offering the chance to win up to €10,000.00 to get your business idea started.

My Motherland [poem]

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By: DEBBY N.J NDJADILA

Africa’s leadership: short-termism – our bane, our cross to bear? [Column]

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South Africa is in turmoil, raging fires have engulfed Africa’s most advanced economy. All thanks to the ruling ANC’s blundering leadership and failure to read the modern economy.

‘The A-Z of Africa’ [Column]

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George C Kimble stated that, ‘The darkest thing about Africa has always been our ignorance of it’.

‘Do they know it’s Christmas?’ [Column]

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‘Do they know it’s Christmas?’ is what famous musicians brotherly sang, referring to the many hungry Africans, living their hopeless lives on the ‘dark continent’.

Get carried away by West Africa’s beauty

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[DUTCH] Column: We weten niet meer wat empathie is

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A column I wrote several months ago, during the siege of Aleppo, Syria.  

Obama’s legacy in Africa

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After eight years, Barack Obama has left the Oval Office and the global political arena.

Europe vs. Africa: The refugee double standard

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We only speak of a crisis when refugees and migrants wash up the shores of ‘Fort Europe.’

PEPONI – A Swahili word for paradise or peace. A good place.

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Poverty, violence, famines and war. Just a few words often mentioned in one breath with Africa.