What They Don’t Tell You About Africa

Africa is not poor but it suffers from poverty. And this poverty is due to unbridled capitalism Adebayo Alonge Solutions Ideator Image credit: gps-connects.com “Africans are fools. They allow themselves to be cheated by their leaders and by the rest of the world” Without further context, this statement may be passed off as the seething outburst of … Continue reading What They Don’t Tell You About Africa

The End of Competitive Advantage

Digitization has destroyed the concept of sustainable competitive advantage             Rither Gunther Mcgrath Strategy has always focused on companies attaining sustainable competitive advantage-which is the unique position a company attains by configuring its operational activities in a manner that competitors cannot duplicate. In "the end of competitive advantage", Mcgrath argues … Continue reading The End of Competitive Advantage

What Way Forward For Africa’s Agriculture?

The World Bank estimates that, on current trends, sub-Saharan Africa will meet the MDGs in 2147 Source: http://www.stephenleahy.net Africa is the only region in the world where poverty and hunger are on the increase. The number of undernourished Africans increased by one million a year from 2000 to 2002, though the proportion of people undernourished … Continue reading What Way Forward For Africa’s Agriculture?

The cost of fifty-one years (I)

"Any society that seeks to achieve security against the background of acute food shortages, population explosion, low level of productivity and per capita income, low technological development, inadequate and sufficient utilities and chronic unemployment, has a false sense of security" Robert McNamara( Former Secretary of Defense, USA) As Nigeria marks her 51st independence anniversary, her … Continue reading The cost of fifty-one years (I)