Business

Ethiopia’s Garment Factory Workers: the Worst Paid in the World 

Workers in Ethiopia’s clothes factories earn $26 a month, the worst paid in the world. That is according to a recent report by New York University Stern Centre for Business and Human Rights. The report is based on the Hawassa Industrial Park, Ethiopia’s flagship industrial park supported by the government.

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How Digital Technologies can Help Feed Africa

WHAT IS THE CURRENT PROBLEM IN AFRICA? The Food and Agricultural Organisation of the has estimated that the world population will reach 9.1 billion by 2050, meaning that food production has to more than double to keep up with greater demand. Especially for Africa, which is expected to have about

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Five African Countries creating the Highest Number of Women in the Workforce

WHICH COUNTRIES HAVE THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF WOMEN IN THE WORKFORCE? All over the world women are being encouraged to enter into work. Encouraging women into education or work will lead to them getting higher incomes. These higher incomes will lead to higher incomes for the household. Families and communities

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Five African Countries creating the Highest Number of Women in the Workforce

WHICH COUNTRIES HAVE THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF WOMEN IN THE WORKFORCE? All over the world women are being encouraged to enter into work. Encouraging women into education or work will lead to them getting higher incomes. These higher incomes will lead to higher incomes for the household. Families and communities

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The African Union is Building a Real-Life Wakanda

THE AFRICAN UNION IS BUILDING A REAL-LIFE WAKANDA The has announced a monumental, multi-billion dollar initiative: to create a real-life . Zimbabwe and Zambia have offered 2,000 and 132 hectares of land respectively around the Victoria Falls area to the AU for the first South African Development Community (SADC) project,

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Under the Influence: Big Alcohol in Africa

As demand for alcohol in the developed world slows, big alcohol companies are increasingly looking to Africa to make up the resulting losses. Whilst traditional African alcohol such as has generally been relatively weak (around 5-7%), the alcohols being introduced by Western countries such as cheap often carry much higher

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Logistics: A Business Opportunity To Consider

WHAT ARE LOGISTICS? First of all, it is important to understand what logistics are. In this article, logistics will refer to the planning and putting into place of often complicated systems in order to provide and distribute goods and services. WHY ARE LOGISTICS A PROBLEM? Many of the biggest challenges

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