European Investment Bank: Investment Plan for Europe – Paradigm Shift in...

The Marshall Plan did much to inject life into the post-war recovery of Europe. Initially comprising $13 billion, mostly in direct aid, the plan...

Eliot Higgins: Citizen Journalist Uncovering Inconvenient Truths

The Internet has become an essential part of modern life. A revised Hierarchy of Needs for the 21st century puts the right to a...

Oh What a Circus, Oh What a Show: Marissa Mayer and...

The struggling Internet portal, which in February announced plans to axe 15% of its workforce, was the gateway of choice to the internet for...

PwC: Technological Innovation to Drive Growth in Africa’s Agribusiness

Currently, agriculture is standing on the edge of a second green revolution. This revolution will entail fundamental shifts in how the agricultural sector uses...

Book Review – Private Island: Why Britain Now Belongs to Someone...

It remains somewhat of a mystery how Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne manages the UK government’s financial affairs. Presiding over a buoyant economy,...

Ilan Kapoor: Not Easily Impressed by Do-Gooders

Professor Ilan Kapoor doesn’t believe in participatory development. He considers the concept little more than a misleading slogan – harsher words have been used...

The Funny German: Henning Wehn

Henning Wehn has carved out the most unlikely career as a stand-up comedian in the UK. Unlikely, because most British people are convinced that...

Madonna: Don’t Preach to the Material Girl

Over her career, the Queen of Pop Music racked up a staggering 300 million record sales. She may claim the title of all-time best-selling...

Asia Pacific: Japan – A Uniquely Successful Model

Ernest Hemmingway once said that going broke happens very slowly – and then all of a sudden. The world has been waiting for more...