Category: Perspectives

Kaymu Partners with Interswitch on Payment Options

Kaymu,  a Nigerian online marketplace, has announced its partnership with Interswitch to provide innovative payment options for its customers. Through this partnership hundreds of thousands of customers currently conducting business transactions via the Kaymu platform are provided with a reliable alternative pre-payment…
What’s Wrong With Curiosity?

I don’t know why I have become obsessively curious about space travel. You ought to be happy that the nuclear arms race “ended” a long time ago and  attention has been diverted to Mars race. This is what has been…
What Is Customer Discovery?

What is Customer Discovery?[i],[ii]   We are now three chapters deep intoThe Startup Owner’s Manual – a recently published book by Steve Blank and Bob Dorf[iii]. You can catch up by reading Chapter 1, and Chapter 2. You can also…
Africa’s Dutch Disease: The Way Forward

 “The resources are there. It is for us to marshal them in the active service of our people. Unless we do this by our concerted efforts, within the framework of our combined planning, we shall not progress at the tempo…
Global Warming + Science Controversies Past And Present

Refer to feature article with the title Science Controversies Past And Present (PHYSICS TODAY, October 2011, page 39) by Steven Sherwood.   The controversy between the heliocentric and the rival geocentric models have things in common with the earlier one between the…