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International aid profits Senegal’s women
International aid profits Senegal’s women
In Nganda, a remote area in Senegal close to the Gambian border, restaurant owner Aissatou Tisse is carving out a reputation for tasty homemade,...
Malagasy women take on drought
Malagasy women take on drought
In rural southern Madagascar, the battle against a devastating drought is fought by women. They walk long hours to a dry river bed, where they must...
No easy way out of Zim’s fiscal hole
No easy way out of Zim’s fiscal hole
The change in Zimbabwe’s leadership this week could spark confidence in the economy but substantial political and policy reforms are needed to...
Why South African shouldn’t turn to the IMF for help
Why South African shouldn’t turn to the IMF for help
The view that South Africa should look towards the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to be rescued from the unfolding economic meltdown seems to be...
Editorial: World Bank's poor call
Editorial: World Bank's poor call
It seems more than a little ironic that the World Bank, in the form of its financial investment arm, finds itself entangled in South Africa’s...
Air pollution kills 20 000 per year in South Africa - as many as in traffic
Air pollution kills 20 000 per year in South Africa - as many as in traffic
Air pollution kills 20 000 people in South Africa every year, costing the economy nearly R300-million. This is according to new research from...
'US behind Eritrean exodus'
'US behind Eritrean exodus'
Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki has claimed the exodus of youth to Europe is a deliberate policy fomented by foreign powers to weaken the...
World Bank's flawed report kicks SA's poor in the teeth
World Bank's flawed report kicks SA's poor in the teeth
When a bad idea is politically convenient, it can travel especially fast. On November 5, the World Bank released its technical report, Fiscal...
Economic week ahead: Focus on global prospects
Economic week ahead: Focus on global prospects
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank's annual meetings kick-off in Washington on Friday. In the run-up to the gatherings, the IMF...
Brics development bank a go
Brics development bank a go
Brics countries reached an accord to push ahead with a $50-billion development bank by granting China its headquarters and India its first rotating...

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