Environment

GMO CROPS

DOES AFRICA NEED GMO CROPS?

INTRODUCTION Humans have been breeding crops and animals since creation through selection and crosses for mankind and industries. The approaches for improving such organisms are challenged with breeding between different species and periods involved among others. Hence, there is the need for alternative means to break the barriers which then

Read More

DESMOMD TUTU

DESMOND TUTU: OPPONENT OF APARTHEID AND ‘CLIMATE CHANGE APARTHEID’

Introduction Desmond Tutu was an Archbishop of the Anglican Church in South Africa. He is best known for his contributions to peace and reconciliation in the country. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 for his efforts. Who was Desmond Tutu? Desmond Tutu was born in Klerksdorp, South

Read More

ENVIRONMENT

THE IMPACT OF CHINA ON THE ZIMBABWEAN ENVIRONMENT

INTRODUCTION In 2018, Zimbabwe and China became official ‘strategic partners’. China provides a source of credit and investment that is important for Zimbabwe’s economy. The country would struggle without this investment. However, for those living in areas where Chinese companies mine, the relationship has instead resulted in serious environmental problems.

Read More

INVESTMENT

ESG: THE FUTURE OF INVESTMENT

WHAT IS ESG? “ESG” (environmental, social, governance) refers to the three main factors that determine the sustainability and social impact of an investment. (An investment is giving money to a business in the hope of making a profit.) ESG investments seek to make a positive, long-term impact on society and

Read More