13 April 2009

Creative Africa ~ TED Talks on Emerging Futures

I had seen a couple TED talks on emerging prospects in Africa -- and indeed, posted some, including talks by Euvin Naidoo and Eleni Gabre-Madhin -- but after a recent revisit, I realized there's more gold in that vein! Starting with journalist Andrew Mwenda, who spoke on taking a new look at African aid, with a focus on creating wealth and happiness throughout the region. He describes his talk "like a mini-skirt: short enough to arouse interest, long enough to cover the subject";-)
And second, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the former finance minister of Nigeria who summarized and shared personal story of commitment...

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