3 Suggestions for Ending Starvation in Africa

There are 2 main general approaches towards solving the problem of starvation in Africa. One consists of an immediate response to crises which have reached such a peak as to attract the attention of the rest of the world, while the other involves endeavouring to find an entry point to the vicious circle of poverty in order to break it.The first suggestion is an unashamedly frontline relief for the effects of starvation. It is the provision to starving children of a stand-alone, ready-to-eat Read more [...]

Education Quality and the Cycle of Poverty in South Africa

Since before apartheid, the narrative of South Africa has been a tale of two countries. There's the third-world country, made up of a well-educated populace whose growing industries carry the economy of South Africa, and whose standards of living rival those of any other developed region. And then there's the third-world country. Beset by poverty and a long history of injustice, this side of South Africa struggles to meet even the most basic needs of food, shelter, and water. The divisions between Read more [...]

Africa Leadership Academy (ALA) – Will It Really Produce the Next Generation of African Leaders?

The African leadership academy (ALA), is a private coeducational college preparatory school situated in South Africa. It admitted its first batch of students in September 2008. The inaugural class graduated in summer of 2010. Though the academy admitted its first set of students in 2008, the idea for the academy was first conceptualized in 2003.The founders of the academy are Mr. Fred Swaniker, Mr. Chris Bradford and Dr. Acha Leke. The dean of the college is Mr. Christopher Khaemba, one of the Read more [...]