New African Film Proving Power of Creative Economy

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY A new movie is generating excitement around life in the war-torn, chaotic and impoverished Democratic Republic of the Congo(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democratic_Republic_of_the_Congo – the central African nation – and proving how versatile and resilient a creative economy can be in a crisis. Viva Riva! (http://www.vivarivamovie.com) is set in the […]

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Southern Art Hubs Grab Attention for Creative Economy

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY Regeneration – of poor neighbourhoods, districts, even whole countries after a conflict – is both a challenge and a key to transforming lives. One approach that has a track record is turning to artists and creative people to re-imagine a neighbourhood or country’s culture, and restore […]

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New African Film Proving Power of Creative Economy

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY A new movie is generating excitement around life in the war-torn, chaotic and impoverished Democratic Republic of the Congo(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democratic_Republic_of_the_Congo – the central African nation – and proving how versatile and resilient a creative economy can be in a crisis. Viva Riva! (http://www.vivarivamovie.com) is set in the capital, Kinshasa, […]

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African Youth Want to do Business in Fast-growing Economy

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY Africa’s growing economy is meeting head-on an optimistic young population keen to start businesses. At least that is what a new poll of African youth says, finding that one in five Africans between the ages of 15 and 24 without a current business wants to start […]