Drawing on experiences of working with subsistence farmers in Zimbabwe, Brendan Smith shares some of his lessons learned in how to build a productive workforce and a better functioning society. He reflects on the debilitating effects of fear and long-term anxiety on a nation, and offers advice for cultivating a culture of hope in present-day South Africa.
An expert in the Kenyan law, energy and structured finance sectors, Nelson is passionate about the concept of a God-given generational purpose – that each generation has its own contribution to make, while being connected to a bigger narrative.
In Africa, unemployment is a serious problem. In some cases, however, the reason is lack of drive rather than lack of opportunity. Seifu highlights how the Bible opposes laziness while describing secular work as service to God.