The “Kenyans for Kenya” fundraising campaign aimed to $5.28 million in one month. That target was reached in 10 days
We'll take the money but not the passport - what the HSBC Swiss leaks reveal about Africa's high rollers
There is one quite striking fact: less than a third of the bank's clients actually held a passport or the nationality of the corresponding country.
Africa is a mess - that's necessary because it tell us that when progress is made, it is against overwhelming odds and therefore not a fluke.
One recent trend is that foundations are putting money into either building their own endowments or helping their beneficiaries build endowments
Charity begins at home, and seems to end there in Africa. Substantial support often seen for local causes, but generosity runs dry for neighbours.
US$7 billion is given every year by Africa’s high net worth individuals