A community of 200,000 in Dhaka faces eviction to make room for “development”. Is it time to rethink the concept, especially with a billion people now living in informal settlements worldwide?
Initiatives to boost South Africa’s economy could reinforce structural weaknesses without addressing the high levels of inequality.
A furious Twitter row between a TV personality and South African politician about slavery sheds light on the failings of arguments in 280 characters.
The prevailing political fights over control of state-owned enterprises in South Africa has the potential to have a deep impact on the economy, and the quality and direction of the development state.