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Lyal White

Lyal White

    Sino-African love story takes a turn
    Sino-African love story takes a turn
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    Africa is fast catching up with the world
    Africa is fast catching up with the world
    Despite Africa's exciting growth prospects – now boasting the fastest growth of any region in the world, even outpacing greater Asia – 2014...
    China dreams of better fields
    China dreams of better fields
    Arriving in Beijing, we are reminded: "Check the AQI regularly!"
    Development: We need a Brazil process, not a Lula moment
    Development: We need a Brazil process, not a Lula moment
    Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi strongly believes South Africa needs a Brazilian-style "Lula moment". Vavi's reference to best...
    Economies of scale and diversity
    Economies of scale and diversity
    Africa’s attractiveness as an investment destination is undeniable. But although the promise of substantial returns is evident, what still...
    World Cup: The symbol of a new postcolonial world order
    World Cup: The symbol of a new postcolonial world order
    The Fifa World Cup represents all the great virtues of globalisation. As teams, cultures and national pride come together, all vying for the top...
    Bye-bye machismo
    Bye-bye machismo
    Elections in Bolivia and Chile signal changes in Latin America: the emergence of women in prominent leadership positions and the leftward shift in...
    Bye-bye machismo
    Bye-bye machismo
    Elections in Bolivia and Chile signal changes in Latin America: the emergence of women in prominent leadership positions and the leftward shift in...
    Aristide in SA: More cons than pros?
    Aristide in SA: More cons than pros?
    The South African government has granted the former president of Haiti, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, permission to visit the country for an unspecified...
    Bring on the responsible leadership
    Bring on the responsible leadership
    As Venezuela enters its seventh week of a general strike, costing the country an estimated $10-billion (8% of its gross domestic product) and the...
    Big is not always best
    Big is not always best
    When South African businesses look towards South America as a potential market for their products and services they prioritise the countries based...