KATSE DAM, Lesotho (Reuters) - The gorgeous scenery is a welcome distraction from the aches in your legs as you run along a dirt road twisting through African villages and up hills so steep you can't see the tops. FULL ARTICLE AT Reuters.co.uk
Foreign investment inflows are of vital importance to the national economic development of African countries, because in most parts of Africa there is very little generated capital for substantial investment. Hence, most countries tend to look to foreign investors to ... FULL ARTICLE AT Eldis
The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) is Africa’s home-grown governance promotion and monitoring tool. It has made one of its priorities the involvement of civil society organisations (CSOs) in the assessment of national initiatives. This experience has the potential ... FULL ARTICLE AT Eldis
The global food crisis of 2008 threw into sharp relief the problem of food security in many developing countries. In the case of Southern African Development Community (SADC), the food crisis served to highlight the decline in agricultural productivity over ... FULL ARTICLE AT Eldis
Lesotho (pronounced /lɪˈsuːtuː/; li-SOO-too), officially the Kingdom of Lesotho, is a landlocked country and enclave — entirely surrounded by the Republic of South Africa. Formerly Basutoland, it is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. The name Lesotho roughly translates into "the land of the people who speak Sotho".
The earliest inhabitants of the area were Khoisan hunter-gatherers. They were... Full
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