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Condé Naste’s Votes Botswana as one of the The Best Countries in the World

Botswana is slightly larger than France, this landlocked Southern African nation has a population of only 2.3 million (as opposed to France’s 67 million), meaning that everyone has plenty of space to roam. In fact, Botswana is one of the least densely populated territories on the planet—that is, of course, only if you’re counting human […]

A South African Shopping Site Where Artisans and Community Meet

“When I to start with observed it, it was quite rough — a bunch of aged warehouses, no plants anywhere. It was a dust bowl of grease and oil,” claimed the artist James Delaney, of what is now Victoria Yards, in the impoverished Johannesburg community of Lorentzville. Nevertheless, it was a handy web site, substantially […]

Africans are winning top jobs at international institutions

Today Africans lead several global institutions. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, an Ethiopian, has steered the World Health Organisation (WHO) through the pandemic. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a Nigerian, heads the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Makh tar Diop, a Senegalese, presides over an investment portfolio worth about $64bn at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the semi-independent arm of the […]