Corporate governance… What do these words say for newly established start-up companies? For some of them, corporate governance means following the basic legal and ethical principles to meet strategic goals and corporate objectives.
By 2020, Africa will spend USD 7-15 billion annually to adapt to climate change, and the price tag could hit USD 50 billion by 2050. Fortunately, proactive policies and investments in sustainable development could unleash a wave of economic opportunity, which in turn could make adaptation more manageable, writes Carlos Lopes.
Although the G20 has made a limited effort to broaden its engagement with Africa in recent years, it has yet to include Africans in discussions of global issues that bear directly on their own economic prospects.
Today, as a result of the long and hard-fought struggles by like-minded feminists in my own country, Ethiopia, we are one of an elite few countries that boast a fifty-fifty gender ratio in our council of ministers, a female president, and a female President of the Federal Supreme Court, writes Behailu Shiferaw Mihirete.
Following the massacre of protesting students in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in 1989, US President George H.W. Bush’s administration limited its sanctions and kept lines of communication open, owing to China's strategic importance.