Mark Zuckerberg’s newly formed $48 billion venture, the ‘Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’, has announced its first lead investment of $24 million dollars in African start-up Andela. Not only does Andela now have the internet’s most powerful man backing them, but GV (formerly Google Ventures) is also in on the investment!
Ever taken a cab, dared to gaze down, and witnessed the road whizzing past beneath your feet?… One of those journeys where you have chosen to divorce yourself from reality, pretend that what you’re experiencing is perfectly normal and that your safety is not actually at risk? I had this pleasure when taking a yellow taxi in Lagos last summer […]
“I stand before you as the President of the United States and a proud American. I also stand before you as the son of a man from Africa… The blood of Africa runs through our family. And so for us, the bonds between our countries, our continents, are deeply personal.” The African Union defines the African diaspora as “[consisting] of people […]