South Africa’s State Capture Commission Nears Its End After Four Years. Was it Worth it?

President Cyril Ramaphosa testified at the Zondo commission. EFE-EPA/Sumaya Hisham/Pool Dirk Kotze, University of South Africa South Africa’s judicial commission into state capture, known as the Zondo Commission, recently handed over the fourth part of its voluminous and scathing findings to President Cyril Ramaphosa. As a fact-finding commission, it had to determine if there were […]

European Commission, EIB Sign  Pact to Enable Further Investments Worldwide

The European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB) signed an ambitious Guarantee Agreement through which the European Commission will support up to €26.7 billion of EIB financial operations to enable crucial public investments in sectors like clean energy, digital and transport infrastructure, health and education over the next seven years, rolling out Global Gateway worldwide.

IFC, World Bank Report Examines Opportunities for Private Sector-led Growth in Jamaica

Kingston, Jamaica//— Greater private investment in sectors with significant untapped potential, such as high-value agriculture and outsourcing services, along with necessary reforms, will help Jamaica spur recovery, accelerating greener, inclusive, and sustainable growth, and creating more and better jobs, according to a new World Bank Group (WBG) report.