Getting a daily summary primarily based upon my reading of the Wall Street Journal from the corresponding day in 1930. Although there are sharp variations in views on the partnership between neo-liberal globalization policies and poverty in Zimbabwe, there appears to be a consensus that there is also a hyperlink in between the country’s agrarian situation and the government’s political decisions largely taken without any financial considerations.
Nicely, reading the eulogy by Playthell, the way he recalls all about Elombe and describes what he was doing for the community of Harlem, his comportment/’intelligence in the struggle, and his understanding of the realpolitik, locally and internationally, is paralleled by what leaders like Mpanza were doing in South Africa.
The discovery of diamonds in Kimberley in 1870 and of gold on the Rand fifteen years later, , ernomously elevated the demand for inexpensive labor, and in spite of the introduction of Poll tax in British Kaffraria(the land among the Kei river and Keiskama River), by Grey in 1857, and later by Rhodes in the Glen Gray district (exactly where those who worked for than 3 months of the year for Europeans were exempt), there was a continual shortage of labor.
Identified as a tough and fearless navigator, da Gama solidified his reputation as a trustworthy sailor when, in 1492, King John II of Portugal dispatched him to the south of Lisbon and then to the Algarve region of the nation, to seize French ships as an act of vengeance against the French government for disrupting Portuguese shipping.
Chatterjee’s write-up supplies a lot of detail about the platinum business and the worldwide recession and subsequent drop in demand for platinum that is really the present catalyst for the ongoing confrontations in between the workers and the mining corporations, of which Marikana is the latest and the bloodiest.