Concern mounts over agricultural aid in Mozambique

Jun 5, 2013

Concern mounts over agricultural aid in Mozambique

While Japan advocated investment and private sector-led growth in Africa at the big aid conference this weekend, concern mounted among citizens’ groups that an agriculture project in Mozambique that Tokyo is pushing as one of its key projects in Africa, may end up depriving ...

Belgian, Ugandan win Noguchi prize

Jun 2, 2013

Belgian, Ugandan win Noguchi prize

by Tomohiro Osaki

Two doctors from Belgium and Uganda were awarded the Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize on Saturday at the Tokyo International Conference on African Development for their great strides in helping the world combat deadly infectious diseases. Peter Piot, 64, the Belgian director of the London ...

Nov 18, 2011

A trade link in South Asia

Pakistan has decided to extend “most-favored nation” (MFN) trade status to India. This move has been a long time coming, and offers both countries significant benefits. The most compelling among them, however, is not economic: MFN is as much a confidence-building measure that can ...