Water, Wind, and Lake Turkana [analysis]

March 3, 2015

Editor’s Note Lake Turkana, in the far northwest of Kenya and extending over the border into Ethiopia, is the world’s largest desert lake, in a region that is central to archaeological investigation into the origin of humanity. It is now also central…

Informal Sector Panacea to Unemployment

March 3, 2015

“Adapt or perish”; the saying by British author HG Wells is more applicable now in the socio-economic-political environment that characterises our beloved Zimbabwe. Zimbabweans have been more resilient, finding innovative ways to survive under the biting effects of the illegal sanctions imposed…

University of KwaZulu-Natal Wins Share of Global US$1 million Healthcare Innovation Award

March 3, 2015

Ground-breaking ‘FoneAstra’ system gives premature babies access to safe donated breast milk ┬áMobile phone app supports banking of breast milk in poor and remote rural areas to cut infant mortality A team from the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at the…

IMF Hosts Conference On 'Managing Capital Flows – Lessons From Emerging Markets for Frontier Economies' in Mauritius [press release]

March 3, 2015

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) hosted on March 2, 2015, a conference titled, “Managing Capital Flows: Lessons from Emerging Markets for Frontier Economies” in Balaclava, Turtle Bay, Mauritius. The Hon. Seetanah Lutchmeenaraidoo, Minister of Finance and Economic Development of Mauritius, and David…