RIP Komla Dumor

With a deep sigh, Africa and indeed the whole world learnt of the passing of BBC presenter, Komla Dumor. He died of a heart attack at the age of 41. His untimely death is no doubt a loss to Ghana, his home country, and to the entire African continent. I had the pleasure of meeting … More RIP Komla Dumor

TEDxEuston 2012: Challenging Conventional Wisdom

As I walked into the Mermaid Conference Centre on that chilly December morning, I expected the pervasive theme that has recently featured in other Africa-focused talk shoppes: of the vast potentials within Africa, of Africa Rising, and I wasn’t off the mark. As the day wore on, there was an unmistakable Afro-Optimism vibe in the air. In … More TEDxEuston 2012: Challenging Conventional Wisdom