africa


The African Startup Revolution is Coming

At the TEDxVienna event OUT THERE in October at the beautiful Volkstheater, Marcello Schermer teared apart the usual image of Africa existing in the western society. I had the unique opportunity to speak to Marcello, the entrepreneurial facilitator who turned his life upside-down in order to witness and participate in revolutionizing the […]


Mozambique

A day in the life of someone out there – in Mozambique 2

I have never been a morning person. These days, however, I get up easily between 6:00 and 6:30AM. Just one of numerous habits of mine that have changed over the past 12 months. Since I have moved to Beira, a town of estimated 600.000 inhabitants directly by the Indian Ocean […]


The Rise of African Superheroes

Which character would you identify yourself with most? Batman, Superman, Sailor Moon, maybe even the Hulk? Even if none of these characters appeal to you personally, thousands of other people around the world have grown up with them. The release of the new Avengers movie, “Avengers: Age of Ultron”, exemplifies […]


Alexander Oswald – Why Kenyans do it better 1

About the talk Western society is provided with the latest mobile devices, apps etc. Social Media, Cloud Computing, Web 3.0 and many more: we are convinced to have the best means to produce and create output. But wait a minute… looking at the telecommunication market what about these fancy app-social-media-marketing campaigns? […]