Monthly Archives: November 2010
Just like Dr. John Hammond in Jurassic Park discovered dinosaur DNA in a mosquito that was trapped in ancient tree sap, I stumbled upon a Disney cartoon from the 1940s that contains the DNA of colonial Africa. In this clip, Goofy goes on an African safari that … Continue reading
In this audio commentary, we reflect on the work of Dambisa Moyo and her book Dead Aid – Why Aid isn’t Working and Why There is a Better Way for Africa. A Harvard and Oxford educated economist hailing from Zambia, … Continue reading
Last week Chris Blattman, Assistant Professor of Economics and Political Science at Yale, came to speak at the New School regarding his work with ex-child soldiers in Uganda and post conflict development. After his presentation the floor was opened to … Continue reading
I’ve known about Hollywood my whole life, I’ve known about India’s film industry Bollywood for quite a few years, but it was only recently that I learned about Nigeria’s film industry Nollywood. I’m feeling a little out of the loop … Continue reading
The third annual World Architecture Festival was held in Barcelona, Spain from November 3-5 this year and South Africa’s Soccer City, National Stadium won for World’s Best Sports Building. Every structure that entered into this category had to fulfill immense … Continue reading
South African Designer David Tlale was featured during JoBurg Fashion Week for his cutting edge collection. The South African fashion industry is a billion dollar industry that creates jobs and resources for the local population.