The international poverty line pushed by the World Bank underestimates the extent of global poverty – and must be rejected.
Somaliland stands at the forefront of a mobile payment revolution. At over 30 mobile payment transactions a month on average, the average citizen of Somaliland is far ahead of the rest of the world’s average.
Over 300,000 babies with sickle cell disease are born every year; most of them in sub-Saharan Africa.
The lease on the only permanent US military base in Africa, Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti is $63M a year. China, building its own facility at the other end of the Gulf of Tadjoura, gets a bargain at $20M
Airport in the Western Cape produces up to 750 kW every day, easily surpassing what’s needed to run the airport, with the remaining energy used to supply over 250 local homes
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