Dry Africa sits on ‘huge’ water resource

Ten years ago the UN Development Programme reported that population growth and economic development would lead to nearly one in two people in Africa living in countries facing water scarcity…

Celebrating 50 years of Frantz Fanon

For the black man there is only one destiny. And it is white. Black Skin, White Masks (1952) 50 years after the death of Frantz Fanon we can still hear…

Making sense of ‘developmentspeak’

Macroprudential regulation is supposed to deal with two major issues: the procyclicality of the financial system, and systemic risk and moral hazard caused by systemically important financial institutions that are…

Cartoon satire of ‘development’

What is ‘development’? What is done in the name of development? Who ‘does’ development and who is it done to? These are just some of the questions explored in a…