One of my oldest friends tells me often that "weak cultures are always eaten by strong cultures." I think of this often. What's a strong culture? I explore that question in my essays,
My my prior essay, On the African State, explored how a lack of strategic consensus building among elites has hamstrung the ability of African countries to develop "developmental states" similar to those in
There's a scene in the fourth season of Succession, an HBO TV show, where the protagonist--Logan Roy, tells his would-be heirs that they "are not serious people." It's a curious thing to say.
A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to speak with Stanbic Bank's [https://www.stanbicbank.co.zm/] credit department about real estate and finance. This essay is a summary of the main