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Africa First!

Agenda for Africa

Edition 89 - Winter 2020
In their new book, the authors outline an agenda for sustainable economic development in Africa.

State of emergency, Our presence from AZ

World out of joint

Issue 78 - November | December 2018
Fred Luks, head of the Competence Center for Sustainability at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, presents a sober view of the present in his latest work - packed ...

Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire

Better version

Issue 86 - spring 2020
The free market economy is one of the most important inventions of humanity and the greatest source of prosperity the world has ever seen. Now ...

The Asian Aspiration

Asia as a model

Edition 89 - Winter 2020
This book is an appeal to African leaders to emulate the successful Asian development path.

Big Barrels

Blessing instead of curse

Issue 81 - May | June 2019
In Big Barrels, Cameroonian author and lawyer NJ Ayuk provides an African perspective on the continent's oil and gas industry - and ...

Making China Modern

How China ticks

Issue 86 - spring 2020
If you want to understand China's appearance in the world and learn to assess the risks of its global presence, you first have to get to grips with the history of ...

Energy transition in the desert

Power from the desert

Issue 81 - May | June 2019
Just 10 years ago, the idea was exotic: in the deserts of North Africa and the Middle East, electricity was used to power local and ...

The black swan

The unexpected

Issue 86 - spring 2020
Black swans are found in nature, but this is extremely rare. Similarly, the Lebanese financial mathematician and writer Nassim Nicholas Taleb uses the metaphor ...

The Business of Changing the World


Issue 82 - May | June 2019
The founder of the Devex platform Raj Kumar is considered one of the big voices of the international development community. In his new book he outlines how innovative companies, ...

The paradox of prosperity

Create markets

Issue 86 - spring 2020
At the beginning of 2020, the renowned Harvard professor Clayton M. Christensen died who, as a pioneer in innovation management, shaped the concept of "disruptive innovation". In his last ...