The reader is not alone in combating the sins of racism

Jessica a johnson My president and all black leaders in America tell me that all white people are guilty of systemic racism! Even if they don’t know what this term means! And it begins at birth, just like original sin. No way out. So, as long as black people believe …

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African countries pledge to double agricultural productivity as development banks and partners pledge over $ 17 billion to increase food security – World

A coalition of multilateral development banks and development partners has pledged more than $ 17 billion in funding to tackle growing hunger on the African continent and improve food security. These funds were pledged on the last day of a two-day high-level dialogue called Feed Africa: leadership to scale up …

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WISE & SUNDARAM – Another False Start: Green Revolution Myths Bought By Africa

Download PDFPrint the article I never imagined that opposing an International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan to Kenya would be viewed by the Kenyan authorities as a criminal act. But that’s exactly what happened last week when activist Mutemi Kiama was arrested and charged with “abusing digital gadgets”, “harming the presidency”, …

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Tunisia requests $ 4 billion loan from IMF, PM says

Tunisia will seek a $ 4 billion loan program from the International Monetary Fund in talks starting next week, Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi told Reuters on Friday, saying politicians faced a “last chance” to save the economy. Mechichi said he expected the talks to last around two months and that …

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Pandemic fuels Amazon’s explosive first quarter financial results

Amazon CEO and Founder Jeff Bezos. U.S. tech giant Amazon posted strong results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021, as online shopping spikes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the highlights, the company’s operating cash flow increased 69% to $ 67.2 billion for the 12 months, from $ …

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City of Joburg increases cap by 50% of rehabilitation property value

Finance MMC Jolidee Matongo says the move from R600,000 to R1.5 million is intended to encourage people to pay and increase the city’s cash flow. Eyewitness News reported that the city of Joburg has approved a debt rehabilitation program that includes additional relief measures for taxpayers amid the ongoing COVID …

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How South Africa’s richest 1% earn their money

Wealth-X has released its 2021 Wealth Report, detailing how the world’s richest people make their money. Contrary to often popular conceptions of wealth, most wealthy individuals around the world are self-taught and have created their fortunes without inheritance, the report says. This is especially true at the Very High Net …

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Provincetown Select Board candidate, Leslie Sandberg

PROVINCETOWN – Leslie Sandberg is keen to sit on the Select Board of Directors as a member focused on policies rather than personalities. “Thirty years in public service teaches you that it’s not about your own individual interests,” Sandberg said. “It’s about the interests of the city. I’m going to …

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Banking: 7 trends to watch

By Sbusiso Kumalo You are about to call a taxi. When you open the app, you get a pop-up message from your bank warning you that three of their other customers have experienced poor service from this provider. So you choose a different route. This could be the customer service …

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