World Bank Boosts Fisheries in South West Indian Ocean African Countries [press release]

The World Bank Group’s (WBG) Board of Executive Directors today approved a total of US$75.5 million to improve the management of fisheries and increase the economic benefits from fishing-related activities for families living in the coastal communities of the South West Indian…

Tunisia-South Africa – Ways to Combat Cross-Border Terrorism Discussed

Security challenges faced by Tunisia and the entire region including rising terrorism were discussed at a meeting Friday between Minister of National Defence Farhat Horchani and South Africa’s Ambassador in Tunis Mrs. Nonceba Nancy Losi-Tutu. The Minister of Defence stressed Tunisia’s commitment…

Is South Africa Neglecting the Developmental Role of Other Investment Interventions? [analysis]

The South African government has been showing signs that it wishes to take a more interventionist approach to inward foreign investment. Its view is that the current system is biased towards big multinationals and it wants more room to pursue the country’s…