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Tourist desert – Egypt desperate to woo back visitors after years of unrest

Tourist desert – Egypt desperate to woo back visitors after years of unrest | Unit 4 | Scoop.it
Minister says 2013 was 'worst in modern history' with hotels empty as 5m fewer people visit than in 2010
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Overseas aid 'good for donors too'

Overseas aid 'good for donors too' | Unit 4 | Scoop.it
Giving overseas aid brings significant strategic advantages to donor governments, says an international study.
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▶ NEWSNIGHT: 22 facts about the global economy - YouTube

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John's curator insight, January 24, 2014 12:20 PM

Well worth a watch!!

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Ghana struggling to translate oil money into development gains

Ghana struggling to translate oil money into development gains | Unit 4 | Scoop.it
Infrastructure development remains slow, fuelling fears that the transformative potential of oil may have been overestimated. Celeste Hicks reports

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Geoff Riley's curator insight, February 3, 2014 2:28 AM

Excellent support article for students looking at the development impact of rich natural resources

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How microfinance disappointed the developing world - The Conversation

How microfinance disappointed the developing world - The Conversation | Unit 4 | Scoop.it
How microfinance disappointed the developing world The Conversation The UN declared 2005 as the year of microfinance and next year a Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Yunus and Grameen Bank for “efforts to create economic and social development from...
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Chobe National Park: Botswana

Recorded April 16, 2012 My African safari in Botswana's Chobe National Park includes... 00:29 Herd of cape buffalo 01:46 Warthogs 04:49 Marabou storks 07:23 ...
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Opportunities and Challenges Facing Botswana - Part 1

(www.abndigital.com) After celebrating 46 years of independence from the United Kingdom, the Republic of Botswana has had four decades of uninterrupted civil...
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West Africa's technological revolution driven by mobile phones

West Africa's technological revolution driven by mobile phones | Unit 4 | Scoop.it
Monica Mark: Whether it's tracking locusts or government spending, west Africa's hi-tech firms are finding new solutions to social problems...

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When will it feel like a recovery?

When will it feel like a recovery? | Unit 4 | Scoop.it
When will the global and UK economies recover? Chief business correspondent Linda Yueh investigated for The Editors.
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Brazil 'overtakes UK's economy'

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Brazil has become the sixth-biggest economy in the world, overtaking the UK, the country's finance minister says.

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The pros and cons of aid to developing economies | Kenneth Rogoff

The pros and cons of aid to developing economies | Kenneth Rogoff | Unit 4 | Scoop.it
Kenneth Rogoff: A new book by Princeton University's Angus Deaton urges the importance of aid but also caution over western interference

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Inequality increasing globally including in India: Christine Lagarde - The Economic Times

Inequality increasing globally including in India: Christine Lagarde - The Economic Times | Unit 4 | Scoop.it
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde has said that income inequality is increasing dangerously globally.

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Geoff Riley's curator insight, February 4, 2014 2:15 AM

The IMF head speaks out over widening income and wealth inequality 

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Botswana's growth stumbles in face of diamond market slowdown

Botswana's growth stumbles in face of diamond market slowdown | Unit 4 | Scoop.it

Botswana warns of a marked slowdown this year as lower demand for diamonds hits mining sector.


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Postcard from ... Botswana: On safari, on horseback - FT.com

Postcard from ... Botswana: On safari, on horseback - FT.com | Unit 4 | Scoop.it
Our six-year-old daughter was the first of us to see the elephants, but the horse she was riding, a grey called Phoenix, had spotted them long before.
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Extreme Inequality Retards South Africa's Economic Growth

Leonce Ndikumana: 47 percent of South Africans live in poor conditions, inevitably leading to a drag on growth in the economy See more videos: http://thereal...
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