“Miracles”, “the boom of this generation”, “new opportunities”: Spring is set to bring a lot of good news from the African Continent. The region that many have given up on is finally realising well deserved growth rates after a century of economic difficulties.
But nations can’t flourish on interior products alone. The Economist points out in its article Growth and other good things that Africa’s development can also be measured in indices that aren’t exclusively based on the production of goods. Dutch company Janus Services, awarded this year in Geneva by Business Initiative Directions, has much to say on the matter. Continue reading …
What a strange set of circumstances, an absolute anomaly in the history of the Catholic Church. A Pope emeritus following the Cardenal Conclave in which his successor will be chosen. On TV.
Almost a fortnight ago, Pope Benedict XVI started his season of rest and contemplation away from Rome. The retiring Pope can currently be found at the Castel Gandolfo, the pontifical summer residence, where he has been since his resignation came into effect on the 28th of February at 8pm.
Mkono & Co is one of East-Africa’s top law firms. The Firm’s commitment to its clients, the community and overall excellence have made it an admirable example to follow and a winner of several Quality Awards from B.I.D. over the years.
Founded over 40 years ago by Hon. Nimrod E. Mkono, the firm has been ranked as Tier One by Chambers Global for over ten years. Several of the team are considered to be the best in their respective fields in the region.
It’s common knowledge that the internet has made our lives easier. Smartphones and cloud technologies have ensured that at any one time, up to a billion people are connected to the internet. What’s more, each of these users has the potential to share, store and send information as they please.
However, the convenience of unprecedented access to information does not come without its downsides. Viruses and hackers are just two examples of how the internet has introduced new threats into our everyday lives, that we are usually unaware of until it’s too late.