Through My Eyes: Musings of a Prying Mind

This blog explores topics on environment, development and sustainability in Africa. The blog will further explore issues concerning the interlinks between environment, poverty alleviation, development and disasters as well as other issues that are pivotal to Africa's development.

Recent Articles

Religion and Morality: The coexistence of overt religiosity and rampant corruption in Africa

Rampant corruption is flourishing alongside overt …

Oct 31st
The African Migrant Crisis: What is driving Migration?

Emigration is rife in African countries. What are …

Oct 19th
Sierra Leone Mudslides: A Preventable Social Disaster or an Inevitable 'Natural Disaster'?

What lessons can African countries learn from Sier…

Aug 20th
Tackling Urban Disasters: The Role of a Legislative Framework as a First Step to Risk Reduction

Urban hazards in Africa include poorly constructed…

May 20th
Meet Tidjane Thiam: Africa’s Superstar CEO

Tidjane Thiam is the first black person to head a …

Mar 2nd
Developing Solar Photovoltaic Deployment Knowledge in Africa: Learning from 'Pioneer Countries'

Despite Africa's huge solar potential, the install…

Nov 20th
Look to Sweden? Lessons African cities can learn from Sweden’s approach to waste Management

This article is a reflection on Sweden's waste man…

Nov 1st