How Africa Tweets – 2015

An interesting study has just been published into tweeting in Africa by Portland – an international private communications and public affairs consultancy with offices in Doha, London, Nairobi, New York,…

Cradle to Grave

Lynda Kelly’s blog was the overall 2015 winner of the Trinity College Dublin and developmenteducation.ie Development Issues blog series. The shortlist of blogs will be published as part of the…

5:50:500…Africa-style!

Towards the end of July each year, The UN Secretary General submits an important report to the General Assembly on the international financial system and development. Unfortunately it is not…

The danger of single stories: ‘Africa’

Those interested in good quality lectures, music and humour (and much else!) will already be familiar with TED – http://www.ted.com/ – in 2009, TED posted a talk by Nigerian novelist…

We can all be refugees

As part of our development debates series, Omar Grech investigates the facts, duties on states and the rising sensationalist language in Malta that is amplifying the most contentious public issue…

Chinua Achebe: A literary legend

 “The white man is very clever. He came quietly and peaceably with his religion. We were amused at his foolishness and allowed him to stay. Now he has won our…