Malawi’s Activists Turned Politicians: What Standards Should Joyce Banda’s Administration Be Held To?

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Joyce Banda

In the wake of the death of Malawi’s former president, Bingu wa Mutharika due to cardiac arrest, the country’s political leadership has welcomed a new guard. Joyce Banda, an outspoken activist and leader of the People’s Party, became the president of the country making her the second female president in Africa. In the relatively …

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World Bank Group’s New Approach: Pragmatism in, Ideology out – Can Africans Believe in It?

Ian Solomon

“I am a socialist and I take part in the ‘Occupy Tampa’ movement” said one of the students opening the first question at an event sponsored by the USF World, at the University of South Florida’s International Program in Tampa, Florida. The question was directed at the Executive Director of the …

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