Exploiting minerals, exploiting communities
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Politics and Society Exploiting minerals, exploiting communities

History has seen many instances of the siphoning off of Africa’s riches, however, present-day culprits are not only from outside of the continent, but include unaccountable African officials and corporations. Foreign organisations collaborate with illegal transnational networks that facilitate the illicit flows of extractives from impoverished countries. The result is the persistence of grinding poverty in areas that appear to be blessed with plentiful resources.

Africa Skies: An untapped, underutilised glaring opportunity
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Politics and Society Africa Skies: An untapped, underutilised glaring opportunity

Under the changing climate no stone need to be left unturned. A liberalized African commercial airspace and developed airports represent an authentic, relatively affordable under exploited route for enhancing transport connectivity in the region, growing domestic and international trade, including trade in agriculture and affordable transportation in the continent, thus contributing toward inclusive socio-economic development for Africa

‘Vending’, Zimbabwe’s economic ‘shock doctrine’ and ‘socialism of the rich’
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Politics and Society ‘Vending’, Zimbabwe’s economic ‘shock doctrine’ and ‘socialism of the rich’

Vendors and informal traders in Zimbabwe are not a problem, let alone THE problem. They are citizens exercising their right to earn a living even though they still barely manage to make ends meet. And in this case they are ‘workers’ because they are working to send their children to school, try and get them the best possible healthcare, pay other bills and at least make an honest living. It will be hard to find someone in government or some of the increasingly monopolistic companies doing the same