Home Authors Contributions by Frederik Schäfer
The Klosterneuburg children's bicycle manufacturer Woom is growing at all levels. In addition to the pandemic-induced bicycle boom, the company is benefiting from the fact that the start-up spirit that resulted from the founding of the garage is still not completely gone.
The US state development agency USAID is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. With its enormous budget, it was able to achieve great effects in the past decades, especially in the health sector. For the new boss, the increased involvement of local partners is a major challenge.
Vaccinating the entire world population against Covid-19 is a mammoth task. In most developing countries there is still a lack of available vaccines, financial resources and, in some cases, factual information - but the fight for global vaccination coverage is ongoing on many levels.
The African music and film industry is on the rise. Afrobeats stars create hits that the world will dance to, and Netflix is knocking on film studios in Lagos and Cape Town. The increasing presence of international and African streaming service providers is opening up unprecedented revenue opportunities for the African art scene.