Luc Gnacadja – Interview

In an exclusive interview for msafiri, Wagaki Mwangi talks to Mr Luc Gnacadja at the end of his three-year term as Executive Secretary of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification…

Xbox vs PS4

New ways to play

A new PlayStation and Xbox have arrived, but next-gen gaming isn’t about better graphics says Ben Sillis – it’s about whole new ways to play This month, both Sony and…

Volunteers hope to slow desertification by planting vegetation in Somalia
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The Seeds of Change

If current trends continue, two-thirds of Africa’s arable land could be lost to desertification by 2025. But sprouting from the parched earth are the green shoots of optimism, writes Gavin…


Africa in 2050

Msafiri’s regular business columnist Komla Dumor makes some positive projections on the continent’s future. I have always been a fan of science fiction films. This year a number of blockbusters…


A little respect

msafiri’s regular business columnist, Komla Dumor, ponders whether you can be both successful and likeable At several stages in my career I have interviewed prominent CEOs and heads of state….

Are you up for the challenge?

Are you up for the challenge?

Nyokabi Njuguna poses some questions and analyses what it takes to be an entrepreneur An entrepreneur is an individual who organises and operates a business or businesses, taking on financial…


Learning for All

Technology and sound business are at the cutting edge of a dynamic new project aiming to provide education for some of Kenya’s poorest children at less than US$5 per month….


Smart Car – Technology

Cars are vital to us – some people even see them as part of their identity. But despite the incredible advances in motoring safety and technology we’ve seen in recent…


A good deal?

Msafiri’s regular business columnist Komla Dumor followed Barack Obama’s recent visit to the African continent with interest. The month of June was an extremely busy one for your humble correspondent….


Beating stress

The effects of stress can be diminishing and damaging for both individuals and businesses. Destressing in the workplace is key to business success. Joanne Bushell of Regus Africa gives her…