BookClub: The Autobiography of Malcom X

The Autobiography of Malcom X is an account of his own life in his own words. A man that went by many names during his life. Born Malcolm Little, nicknamed Red (amongst others), liberated as Malcom X and finally converted to El-hajj Malik El-Shabazz when he found traditional Islam during his trip to Mecca.  …

Sounds of the Tribes

Today I was filming at an event that I was fortunate enough to be asked to come along to. - I'm so glad I agreed. The event was called The Sounds of the tribes and it was an ode to Africa and those of African descent. –It opened my eyes. I realised that Afreecadotco is part of…

Business & Finance 3: Time management

What are you doing with your time?: It feels like everything in my life has led me to this moment. To afreecadotco. It’s funny in these times the things you remember. Mr. Marshal, my high school music teacher, once led our morning assembly. There he shared with us a story. One that I’ve since heard…

Business & Finance #1: Are you literate?

The Wikipedia definition of Financial literacy is, the ability to understand how money works in the world: how someone manages to earn or make it, how that person manages it, how he/she invests it (turn it into more) and how that person donates it to help others.

Of course, put like that, it is easy to see that to be financially literate is important to anyone so that they might survive in our money fuelled world but it is in Africa and the rest of the third world that its importance is really highlighted

Afreeca: Do you see this? 

As a 24 year old Londoner I rarely get a moment when I get to be truly alone. I unfortunately and luckily still live with my family so there I’m rarely alone. Public transport is my main mode of travel and I work in the service industry and so I’m always with people. This may…

A GOOD COUNTRY MUST HAVE GOOD PEOPLE

A while ago I watched a TedTalk given by a man named Simon Anholt called “Which country does the most good?”. I won’t go into too much detail about what he talked about but if you haven’t already seen it and you have precisely 17 minutes and 54 seconds to spare I recommend you give…

Welcome to Africa!

This space is as much for encouraging growth and collaboration within and between African countries as it is about educating and empowering all those with a will to learn and a dream for development. There are enough people sharing with the world the tragedies of Africa, but in the age of information, tragedy serves little…