2013 Under The Neem Tree best non-fiction books

I am a big fan of non-fiction works, maybe it is because I live in North America. You have probably heard, somewhere, that Americans (read also Canadians) are obsessed with non-fiction particularly self-help books. Well, it's true! We are! How I wish Africa was this way too? It would be wonderful to have a bunch of... Continue Reading →

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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 Afrokanlife.com 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 →

What I read in the first half of 2013 and where I am heading for the rest of the year

We are in June! God, Time flies. I remember January like it was yesterday. My Reading Report: What did I read in the first half of the year? I have separated  my list per genre: Non-Fiction Business Winner Take All By Dambisa Moyo Poor Economics: A radical Rethinking on how to fight poverty By Esther Duflo... 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 →

Winner Take all: China’s Race for resources by Dambisa Moyo

 We have all heard strange stories about China’s presence in Africa. From the New AU's- African Union- headquarter to a collapsing hospital in Angola. For instance, I am thinking of this story I read on New African - The biggest-selling panAfrican magazine in English- that Chinese expatriates were eating the stray cats and dogs of the... Continue Reading →

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