Archive for: January, 2013

Zimbabwe Has Just $217 In The Bank, Finance Minister Says

Zimbabwe Has Just $217 In The Bank, Finance Minister Says

There’s a lot you can buy with $200 if you’re one person. There’s not whole lot you can do with it if you’re one nation, however. Zimbabwe has just $217 in the bank after paying civil servants last week, Agence […]

 
 

Food Aid Does NOT Help Africa: It IS The Problem

Food Aid Does NOT Help Africa: It IS The Problem

A general definition of food aid is that it is the provision of food and related assistance to tackle hunger, either in emergency situations, or to help with deeper, longer term alleviation and achieve food security, so that people don’t […]

 
 

Trade Between Africa and China Expected to Surpass $200 Billion

Trade Between Africa and China Expected to Surpass $200 Billion

South Africa’s biggest bank, Standard Bank, on Monday said that trade between China and Africa is likely to be over US$200 billion this year. The bank said in a report written by its economists that “this year it is expected […]

 
 

Africa is The Most Dynamic eLearning Market on The Planet

Africa is The Most Dynamic eLearning Market on The Planet

According to a New Ambient Insight Report – (PRNewswire-iReach) – Self-paced eLearning revenues in Africa reached US$250.9 million in 2011 and will more than double to US$512.7 million by 2016, according to a new Ambient Insight report called, “The Africa […]

 
 

Obama’s Kenyan Half-Brother Launches Political Career

Obama’s Kenyan Half-Brother Launches Political Career

President Barack Obama’s Kenyan half-brother has launched his own political career by announcing his intention to run for the Kisumu county gubernatorial seat in the upcoming March 4 elections. Malik Obama, 54, who shares a father with the US president, […]