A showcase project of the G8’s New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition strips small scale farmers in Tanzania of their homes and farmland, damages a protected wetland and forces the corporate chemical input industry on smallholders. More evidence that agricultural initiatives backed by Western governments are benefiting multinationals and penalising local communities.
Good morning Africa from the continent’s culturally diverse country of Zambia. A beautiful Southern African country neighbouring the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzania to the north-east, Malawi to the east, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia to the south, and Angola to the west
In South Africa, it’s becoming a matter of routine for presidential question time to be disrupted. Recent scenes in the National Assembly left little room for doubt – as if there was any after the chaos of the state of the nation address in February – that Parliament is fast losing the public’s trust.
When people think of gun ownership in the United States, the visage of a white man usually comes to mind; proselytizing and championing gun ownership usually seems to come from the mouths of white men. The image of a Black person advocating and asserting their legal rights to gun ownership isn’t really shown, and one might assume that gun ownership in the U.S. is a domain for white people.
With favorable educational and institutional reforms, the potential in Africa’s budding energy sector can be unleashed and leveraged to enhance sustainable and inclusive growth in the continent. Only by doing this can Africa ensure an economic freedom and its assertive place and space in the global arena