FORMER LOBBYIST NOW LEADING EPA: The man who’s leading the Environmental Protection Agency after Scott Pruitt’s downfall on Thursday was a registered lobbyist until last summer. Andrew Wheeler, who’s now acting EPA administrator, had been expected to be tapped as Pruitt’s No. 2 since the early days of the Trump administration, although President Donald Trump didn’t nominate him until October and he wasn’t confirmed by the Senate until April.Read More
South African-born Dave van Niekerk is the founder and CEO of MyBucks, a fast-growing African Fintech company that successfully delivers seamless financial services to banked and ‘unbanked’ consumers alike using next-generation technological platforms.Read More
South African playwright Athol Fugard once stated that when the Rainbow Nation went through its extraordinary emergence from Apartheid, it was like having spent a lifetime in a boxing ring with an opponent and suddenly finding yourself in that ring with nobody else.Read More
Afrikea, founded by Sam Amsterdam, James Kimer, and Richard Elsen, brings together comprehensive understanding of the political economies of nations such as Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and others, allowing foreign and indigenous entities alike to maximize impact and engagement among their target audiences.Read More
The past four years have shown that it is possible to have a Zimbabwean government that serves the people
Zimbabwe’s Movement for Democratic Change recently commemorated its 13th anniversary at a ceremony in the city of Bulawayo. Contrary to popular belief, my political party had much to celebrate.Read More
Orji Uzor Kalu’s pitch as peace broker could yet propel him to Nigeria’s presidency. However, the former state governor will struggle to be heard above the chaos consuming the country Nigeria is Africa’s eternal prospect. Twice as populous as any other African country, it is an emerging economy with fantastic oil and gas reserves.Read More
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