How South African Business Can Help Government Fix the Economy

[The Conversation Africa] What business is willing to say to itself is as important, as what it says to government. Which is why the document, a contract with society, released by an organisation representing big business, Business Leadership SA’s Cont…

[The Conversation Africa] What business is willing to say to itself is as important, as what it says to government. Which is why the document, a contract with society, released by an organisation representing big business, Business Leadership SA's Contract with South Africa may be setting a new tone not only on how business deals with government but also how major economic actors deal with the economy's problems.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ethiopia’s Lake Tana Is Losing the Fight to Water Hyacinth

[The Conversation Africa] Lake Tana is the largest lake in Ethiopia. It holds 50% of the country’s fresh water. It is also the source of the Blue Nile, which contributes up to 60% of the Nile’s water. Not only is the lake important as a water source fo…

[The Conversation Africa] Lake Tana is the largest lake in Ethiopia. It holds 50% of the country's fresh water. It is also the source of the Blue Nile, which contributes up to 60% of the Nile's water. Not only is the lake important as a water source for over 123 million people in the Nile Basin, it is also a source of food in the form of fish. But weeds are threatening this life-giving resource.

source: AllAfrica News: Madagascar