Monday, January 17, 2022
Luxury, a new type of luxury,  a new definition?  The definition of luxury is changing, from one that alluded to expense and quality, to another that now includes sentimental, cultural, moral and ethical considerations.  Africa, its resources, its science,...
Collection of Chinese renminbi yuan banknotes. 1 ⁄ 10 yuan to 10 yuan notes are of the fourth series of the renminbi. 20 to 100 yuan (red) are of the fifth series of the renminbi. The polymer note on...
Peace is good for business – entrepreneurship and violent conflict in Africa By Tilman Brück, Wim Naudé and Philip Verwimp Arms flows to sub-Saharan Africa (excluding South Africa) are small, at only 1.5 % of the total volume of global arms...
Total external financial flows to Africa reached a new record high in 2012, totalling USD 182 billion, driven by FDI and remittances. there have been two major trends: Remittances overtook aid and FDI for the first time and became...
Tigo Tanzania in a partnership with Facebook have agreed free access to Facebook services in English and a new Kiswahili version through their mobile handsets. It is the first time that Facebook will be free on any mobile network...
PRESS RELEASE – Having produced half a million protective aprons for front line health care workers, Nissan Sunderland is handing over the project reins to HMP Northumberland. A 57-strong team of staff volunteers at the plant have manufactured the aprons...
This paper aims to study the effect of debt on economic growth of 19 developing countries over the period 1990-2011, through the use of a dynamic panel data model. The second part of this paper involves an empirical study...
By Staff Reporter   The carcass of a dead cow lies in the Black Umfolozi River, dry from the effects of the latest severe drought, in the Nongoma district northwest of Durban. –AFP file pic MOLATEDI, South Africa: In the middle of...
There is an increasing international perception that Africa is standing now at a turning point. It has become one of the world’s top growth areas (5.6% per annum) thanks to the structural reforms being put in place and its...
Finn Tarp, Director, UNU-WIDER Foreign aid is often seen as different from other forms of investment, and some argue that rather than having a positive effect it tends to distort economies and may potentially slow growth and development. In this...

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