Posts by Bridgette Black
NexThought Monday – Windows to the World: Why Microsoft’s $75 million mobile drop across Africa matters
Microsoft will spend $75 million to put tens of millions of smart devices into the hands of African youth by 2016, the company announced in February. The weapon of choice in this effort is the Huawei 4Afrika Windows Phone 8. A slight variation of the phone targeted at European markets is twice as expensive.
From Subsistence to Entrepreneurship: Attracting a younger generation to the pasture over the city, with respect and improved income
Historically, farming has been considered a peasant occupation. It was about subsistence, not profit. However, everything from effective pruning to water management to additional cash-yielding activities such as bee-keeping, are making the agricultural sector much more attractive to younger workers.