My passion for reading is not dead – Part II

This is the second instalment on my series of posts entitled “ My passion for reading is not dead", where I quickly share my thought on books that I did not have time to review. On my last post, I briefly discuss my fiction reads. In this post, I will touch on my non-fiction reads.... Continue Reading →


The New Harvest : Agricultural Innovation in Africa By Calestous Juma

It took me a while to finish this book. Mainly because I had to take notes on several occasion, mark down a page, look up something on the internet or discuss an idea with someone. Every one of the 200-something pages are worth thinking about. That is why I hope that all policymakers in Africa have or... Continue Reading →

The New ambitions of New Delhi towards Africa : On India and Africa By Alioune Ndiaye

I have got the privilege to be invited as a panelist on the launch of this very important book. Basically, I had to discuss the book with the author the way I usually do in this blog except that, it was interactive, since I had the author in front of me. I reproduced part of... Continue Reading →

13 books that will help you influence the destiny of your country

This article was originally published in They are 7 Billions human living on planet earth. Out of 7 Billions, 1 billion people are poor. Now, it is really important to agree on a common definition of poor. According to the UN, if you live on less than a dollar a day, you are very poor.... Continue Reading →

Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the way to fight poverty by Esther Duflo and Abhijit Barnejee

Anyone interested in Africa's development should read this book authored by two MIT professors. I was lucky enough to participate in their Edx class, which means I have literally studied this book in great details. And believe me, I have enjoyed every second of it. What is EdX? It is a not-for-profit partnership between Harvard University... Continue Reading →

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