South Africa:Both Developed and Undeveloped
The day is not far off - say, 18 months to two years ... is over whether South Africa is a First World or Third World country. Can a country in which well more than half the population lacks electricity be considered developed? asks one school of thought.
Landlocked NE, LEP and changing geopolitics
India's Look East Policy, in which Myanmar plays a key role as the route for major connectivity between India's landlocked Northeast and Southeast ... business barons have been craving for the past two decades or so. The tones and contents of what were ...
What southern Africa is doing to keep Ebola from spreading
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa ... countries that could handle treatment of any Ebola cases. Ebola, an extremely deadly viral hemorrhagic fever, has killed more than 900 people since February, mostly in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Two deaths have ...
Cry, the beloved country
NOT so long ago, South Africa was by far the most serious and economically successful country in Africa. At the turn of the millennium it accounted for 40% of the total GDP of the 48 countries south ... has slowed to barely 2%. Rating agencies have just ...
Everything you need to know about Africa's anti-gay crackdown
To criminalize homosexuality and "cleanse" these two countries ... Africa, including in Mali, Burkina Faso, Togo, Ivory Coast, the Central African Republic, both Congos, Gabon, and Chad. But the country with the greatest protection of gay rights is South ...