You get over your first love by falling in love with something new.
I think we need to look at ourselves first. We should practice what we're preaching. Otherwise, we are hypocrites.
Intimidation, harassment and violence have no place in a democracy.
We measure everything - why not governance?
More people smile at me now I'm richer.
While the Marshall Plan was important for Europe's recovery, Europe's prosperity was really built on economic integration and policy coherence.
I don't subscribe to the narrative that Africa is backward because of colonialism.
I'm an engineer. I'm a techie, really.
Modern slavery is a hidden crime and notoriously difficult to measure.
Nobody in Africa loves to be a beggar or a recipient of aid. Everywhere I go in Africa, people say, 'When are we going to stand up on our feet?'
Roads are not practical in Africa.
Sudan cannot afford to be on the wrong side of history. The north and south will have to work together, but will they?
We cannot expect loyalty to an unjust regime.
After the sale of Celtel, I really wanted to give the money back, and I had a number of choices - to go and buy masses of blankets and baby milk or to go into Darfur or Congo. That would have been very nice actually, but it's just like an aspirin: it doesn't deal with the problem.
Retail banking in Africa is very weak. You can't go to a village and get money from an ATM or visit a branch of the bank. So people have to use the Internet.
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