Punishing Poor Mozambicans for the Actions of a Greedy Elite and a Major Swiss/British Bank

Poor Mozambicans are being punished for the actions of a greedy elite and a major Swiss/British bank, writes Joseph Hanlon, Senior Visiting Fellow in the Department of International Development. Fewer teachers will be hired this year, leading to even more overcrowded classrooms, and health spending is being cut, as donors reduce aid to Mozambique or shift…

Rio Tinto Diversified Miner Coming Up With Africa Strategy in 2018

  Rio Tinto Diversified Miner Coming Up With Africa Strategy in 2018 DOWNLOAD Diversified mining company Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO) is re-calibrating its understanding of Africa and working on an Africa strategy that is scheduled to be presented to the company’s executive committee next year. The company made this known Tuesday in an interview with…

Natural Gas Won’t Solve Mozambique’s Development Challenges

  Natural Gas Won’t Solve Mozambique’s Development Challenges 5TH DECEMBER 2017 BY: ISS, INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES The discovery that Mozambique holds one of the largest reserves of natural gas in the world has generated great optimism about the country’s future. But the recent sovereign debt crisis has cast serious doubt on the ability of the country to…