LSE Africa Summit

Samuel Baker examines the potential technology has to boost Africa’s growth. It is predicted that Africa’s population will peak at a quarter of the world’s population by 2050. Despite a rapidly growing population, there are some socio-economic factors that may pose challenges to the continent’s development,...

In the third of a series of interviews ahead of the 2016 LSE Africa Summit, Justin Villamil and Yossie Olaleye meet Professor Jude Howell to discuss China-Africa relations, migration, and civil society’s involvement in development practices. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/258618951" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] In the 1950s, in the...

In the second of a series of interviews ahead of the 2016 LSE Africa Summit, Justin Villamil meets Professor Catherine Boone to discuss current issues surrounding power, governance, and land grabbing in Africa. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/254550829" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="75%" height="350" iframe="true" /] On the 25th of October in 2015,...

Student-led conference to discuss philanthropy and investment in human development  The London School of Economics and Political Science today announced the panelists who will explore the role and impact of philanthropic and entrepreneurship initiatives on Human Capital: “Philanthropy: Investing in Human Capital”, taking place on Saturday 23...