How an aging population will impact emerging markets

China’s elderly population will keep growing while the working age population will proportionally shrink over the next few decades. This is particularly worrying as in absolute number terms it means a huge over-65 population in the near future.

Rwanda: The Challenges of Social Innovation Delivery in Emerging Markets

Recently, I attended a startup accelerator pitch competition in Kigali where 10 teams pitched business solutions to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) challenges faced by Rwandan youth. The top four…

The 5 Most Visited Social Media Sites in Uganda

Read the updated version of this article here: Uganda’s Most Popular Socia Media Platforms in 2023 Poor citizens, right?, yes; youth unemployment is over seventy percent and half of the…

How Brazil missed its golden South-South co-operation moment

Guest post by Lídia Cabral, Institute of Development Studies Compared to China or India, Brazil is a relatively small player in development aid. Yet it has managed to make a mark…

Uganda: How social media is re-shaping everyday life

Gmail is indisputably the greatest mailing service that happened to Uganda since the Post Office. Its sister service Google+ thus comes out as more widely known than any other social…

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