Yearly Archive2010

Capacity Building in Africa

In publications regarding socio-economic development in developing countries, the term “capacity building” is commonly used. In general, the term is meant to cover all aspects of actions taking to generate educated, skilled and competent workforce with the aim of achieving socio-economic improvement in a society.

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Selling /Leasing Land in Africa to Foreign Investors

Investors from around the globe are buying or applying to buy several hectares of land in different African countries. The countries in focus include the Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola, Swaziland, Botswana, Mozambique and South Africa. But the business is not restricted to these countries and is spreading across Africa. The Korean firm Daewoo Logistics announced in November 2008 its move to secure 1.3 million hectares of land in the south of Madagascar. The land, leased for 99 years, was intended to be used for intensive farming that would gaurantee Korean’s food supply in times of crisis.

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Where do you come from?

Where do you really come from? And how did you get to where you live today? DNA studies suggest that all humans today descend from a group of African ancestors who—about 60,000 years ago—began a remarkable journey. The Latest studies use a sophisticated lab technique to unravel thie puzzle.

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Don’t blow your own trumpet

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