Browsing All posts tagged under »TED«

Toby Shapshak: You don’t need an app for that

March 13, 2014


TED: Ernesto Sirolli: Want to help someone? Shut up and listen!

December 4, 2012


Dear NGO in Africa, please take note of this video: - Signed: - Sir Nige

More on Corruption: Heather Brooke: My battle to expose government corruption

October 21, 2012


Given this week’s #263Chat on corruption, I thought it was pertinent to share this TED video. What is interesting and perhaps not documented properly is the reality – Corruption is not just a African problem even though mainstream media might have you believe that. Corruption is a corruption issue found anywhere in the world.

TEDxHarare 2011 Programme

August 15, 2011


Please click here – TEDxHarare 2011 Programme for the details.

Who are the TEDxHarare Speakers?

August 2, 2011


Blessing-Miles Tendi Topic: “Zimbabwe’s men of ideas: irresponsibility and its implications for society” Blessing-Miles Tendi (D.Phil) is a Zimbabwean Lecturer in African politics at the University of Oxford. He is the author of “Making History in Mugabe’s Zimbabwe: Politics, Intellectuals and the Media”. Tendi’s research is principally focused on intellectuals, society and power; military history; and […]

TEDxHarare Event on the 19th August 2011 – More Details

July 25, 2011


The TEDxHarare event will take place at Gallery Delta (110 Livingstone Avenue) on Friday the 19th August 2011. Admission: – FREE but people must register to attend. There are 2 ways to register: -  1) Visiting the site – and clicking on the ATTEND tab OR  2) Sending a blank email to  The speakers […]

TEDxHarare – Friday 19th August 2011 @ Gallery Delta Harare

July 19, 2011


This is ONE event I have been patiently waiting for. The first ever independently organised TED event in Zimbabwe. The venue is initmate from what I’ve been told so it’s crucial that people register quickly to secure a place. I will share more details about the various speakers once they announce the finer details. For more information, please […]

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on aid versus trade

May 2, 2010


I found this on I read about this Nigerian lady some time last year; the work she did and continues to do in Nigeria even to this day. Inspiring stuff really, I’m humbled after watching that. She made a number of points in her TED presenatation about some of the things I spoke about in my previous blog […]

Andrew Mwenda takes a new look at Africa

April 28, 2010


Some interesting stats about Africa, Uganda and the way we as Africans deal with our own economic challenges. We need to break free and stand on our own – entrepreneurship is key and the more I read on this particular subject matter the more obvious it becomes. Now I am really intrigued to hear what […]


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