Daily Brief

Total 97 Posts

Big win for Africa 🌍

Given Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala's experience and qualifications, we can't think of anyone globally better qualified to be appointed to the position of Director-General of the WTO.

The Elon Musk Effect 🐕

I don't know how I feel about Elon Musk's ability to influence the price of stocks and cryptocurrency, but all I know is Elon is the influencer he thinks he is.

COVID-19 is malware 🦠

Why would anyone take a chance at contracting a virus that might not necessarily kill them but will likely leave them with permanent life-long disability or damage?

Made in Nigeria 🚁

The benefits for local manufacturing are many including, among others, job creation, research and development, and activating the supply chain of other companies that need to support this manufacturing.

Scams on the rise 📲

It is partly understandable that the telcos are relatively unresponsive in solving this M-PESA USSD scam. Part of the problem is that it is difficult for them as companies to prove that the alleged scammer wasn't known to the customer.

No intelligence in South Africa 🕵️

The state of Africa confirms what Thomas Sankara once said: "The enemies of the people inside the country are all those who have taken advantage of their social position, of their bureaucratic position, to enrich themselves illicitly."

The Meme Economy 🤣

On one hand, you could view the meme economy as disturbing and that people could lose their money as they make decisions based on how viral something is. On the other hand, you have to ask the question - what gives something value?