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First sub-Saharan Starbucks to open in South Africa

Other coffee chains already on the ground are unlikely to be singing with joy about this (unless the arrival of the newcomer brings fresh business otherwise unaccounted for – which … Continue reading

August 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Why Greece should build strategic alliances with African countries

After the deadlock in Europe over Greece’s debt repayments, should they now look south? After all the flak Greece has received in recent weeks, you would be forgiven for thinking … Continue reading

April 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Zambia gov’t in talks with mining firms over sharing of mineral wealth – Xinhua | English.news.cn

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/africa/2014-12/31/c_133890430.htm Ok, so we’ll shut down the mine because of an 8% tax????! Can you see how absurd that sounds? Are they saying that they make 8% in profit? The … Continue reading

January 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sweet Nothings: The human cost of a British Sugar giant avoiding taxes in Southern Africa

Sweet Nothings: The human cost of a British Sugar giant avoiding taxes in Southern Africa via ActionAid

September 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Another reason why Africans should own their own resources

Last week a well written article appeared on Al Jazeera arguing against the false and somewhat misleading picture of Corruption that is often put out by the western media. In … Continue reading

February 9, 2014 · 2 Comments

14 African Countries Forced by France to Pay Colonial Tax

Its anybody’s guess how true some of the allegations in the link below are, but probably not something to read on a Saturday morning 😐 . What is clear is … Continue reading

February 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Flipping the Corruption Myth

Flipping the Corruption Myth by Dr Jason Hickel, a lecturer at the London School of Economics and an adviser to /The Rules – Corruption is by far not the main … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · Leave a comment