Nov 21st, 2012
By Girma Feyisa, opinion Urbanisation and its incessant expansion have become both curses and blessings in many developing countries of the world, not least our fair nation. They are curses because they attract influx of the people from the rural areas and the hinterlands of the country, causing heav...
Oct 11th, 2012
By J C Suresh, IDN A new report by the World Bank highlights the resilience of African economies despite global slowdown caused by the Euro-zone crisis and decline in growth in emerging economies, particularly China – an important market for the continent’s mineral exports. In fact, new oil, gas and ...