The are few socio-economic situations as complex and frought with problems as those of many African nations, and solutions remain scarce. From an article on Enviropundit about the well intentioned, if often misguided efforts by Rock Stars and other celebrities to ‘save’ Africa with aid, I stumbled up a fantastic weblog called the Timbuktu Chronicles. In the words of blogger Emeka Okafor, the site offers
A view of Africa and Africans with a focus on entrepreneurship, innovation, technology, practical remedies and other self sustaining activities.
I’m no expert on the continent, but from what I’ve read, this is the kind of effort that seems to be doing the most good.