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Another Episode from Nairobi's public transport sector

“Kenya’s matatu crackdown: ‘Pimped up’ minibus taxis under threat”

(Clink on above for the BBC article)

Graphic: Courtesy of Steve Mchoraji

It’s yet another moment for Nairobians to take stock. 318 more words

Informal Economy

Indigenous management in Africa's informal economy in the age of social media

This article first appeared in The Conversation as Why the Voice of Africa’s Informal Economy Should be Heard.

The informal economy in Africa is big business. 842 more words

Cross-cultural Management Studies

Night markets: the case of Baguio City

Much of what happens in cities takes place in great streets.

Tim Stonor

This is Harrison Road nights.  The night market, already featured on Trip Advisor…

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Urban Management

Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl-Review

A slim memoir from Portlandia’s Carrie Brownstein, but be warned: it is definitely not about that work. Instead, this is about her early family life in the Northwest and her young woman life in one of the best unknown bands of the 1990s/2000s, Sleater-Kinney. 485 more words

People

Old Fashioned Insurance

Just a few generations ago, very few people lived in apartments. Many folks lived and died in the same home in fact. Small, often remote communities often came together to help their neighbors with barn raisings, crop harvestings, or disasters. 366 more words

Resilience

Silent Violence Against Women

The concept of ‘silent violence’ can be applied to those policies that not only condone curernt systems of inequality and oppression, but also reinforce them. What are the implications for gender inequality? 826 more words

Communication And Culture