Daily Archives: August 16, 2016

Graça Machel Trust announces new initiative to create a powerful movement of African women focused on advancing Africa’s future

Women Advancing Africa initiative launched at an intimate gathering of African women leaders hosted by Mrs. Graça Machel

JOHANNESBURG, Aug. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The Graça Machel Trust (GMT) announced today that it will launch a pan-African initiative to ‘Multiply …

SOUTH AFRICAN RULING PARTY TO REFORM STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES

The African National Congress (ANC), South Africa’s ruling party, has resolved to pay attention to the reformation of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and to “re-invent” the government’s National Development Plan.

This follows a four-day National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the …

Currency & Power

We have a global economy, but we don’t have a global currency. Or do we?

In this podcast interview with Benjamin Cohen, professor of International Political Economy at the University of California, Cohen explains why currencies become internationalized, and examines …