Beware The Digital Snake Oil Salesmen
Dr Greg Mills - SABI Senior Advisor
With more than 20 elections a year in Africa, consultants are inevitably doing the rounds, promising the digital answer to promote candidates. But they need to be taken with a large pinch of salt, since some are no more than masters of fake news and digital fiddling – and they are no answer to the morning after the election night before.
The Daily Maverick - 22.06.18
Promoting Investment in Africa
On Wednesday 11th October SABI Group Managing Director Henry Sands joined an Addleshaw Goddard hosted panel on Promoting and Protecting Investment in Africa held in conjunction with the Business Council for Africa (BCA).
Together the panel explored what is and what is not working when it comes to attracting investment to the continent.
Addleshaw Goddard - 11.10.18
Lessons From Vote Leave: Underestimate The Common Man At Your Peril
- Mark Hamilton
In the four years I’ve worked in London, I never once ventured any further than Heathrow Airport, that is, until I was brought on to work for Vote Leave campaign - the campaign for the UK to leave the European Union.
The Huffington Post - 07.07.16
And you think UK papers are biased?
- Henry Sands
A dirty election in Africa. When a government shuts down the country’s only objective newspaper, there are highly original ways to speak out.
British Journalism Review - 03.09.16
Book interview: This is how we grow Africa
The book Making Africa Work is not a product of Western institutions telling African leaders how to consolidate democracy, liberalise their economies, invest in people and infrastructure, and ensure the rule of law – it is a handbook sourced by an African institution that is principally sharing practical ideas about how to create jobs rather than argue for economic growth policies as a matter of ideological faith.
News 24 - 30.04.17
“No one is safe there now”
- Henry Sands
It's been a grim time for the Welsh Guards battle group. Five men were lost in five days, and in total 196 British personnel have now been killed in Afghanistan since 2001, with the number of casualties far higher.
New Statesman - 13.06.09
Barney Campbell on his moving debut novel Rain
- Claire Black
BARNEY Campbell’s moving debut novel, Rain, is about more than war, it’s about the legacy of conflict and the personal cost of serving your country Barney Campbell still thinks about Afghanistan every day. Psychologically he reckons he’s not been badly affected by his tour of duty five years ago, but what he experienced, what he witnessed, what he did, occupies his mind a lot. It might be a sound or a smell that triggers a memory. They’re not flashbacks, he’s not traumatised, but active duty in a far away land is a defining experience.
The Scotsman - 22.06.15
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