Dominique Somda, University of Cape Town The Marina Project is a vast memorial and tourist complex under construction in Ouidah, a coastal town in the Republic of Benin in West Africa. The country hopes to market itself as a major destination for Afro-descendant tourists in the diaspora. Neighbouring Nigeria and.
Kathleen Auld, World Maritime University and Loretta Feris, University of Pretoria South Africa is home to tens of thousands of small-scale fishers and fishing households. Some fish purely for consumption and subsistence, while others make up a small commercial sector. Small-scale fishers have long suffered discrimination in South Africa. Under the.
In South Africa, small businesses are being negatively affected by load shedding, more so than larger companies - since they are more exposed to the effects of load shedding. Load shedding also carries a huge cost for SMEs. Approximately eight million South Africans are employed in more or less five.
Nicole De Wet- Billings, University of the Witwatersrand Climate change is a major threat to food production, and is displacing people and increasing the risks to health globally. Addressing climate change requires vast resources, including financial investment to decarbonise economies and produce food sustainably. Above all, it requires international cooperation.
Rehana Cassim, University of South Africa South Africa’s economy is struggling. A number of factors are behind the decline. These include severe power cuts which are taking their toll on all spheres of the economy, rising inflation, increases in food prices, the effects of the Ukraine-Russia conflict, which has resulted.