Appropriately Biblical for these Apocalyptic times. But will the plague “Passover” the Holy Land and ravage China? MH From the Times Of Israel: ‘Extremely alarming’ desert locust swarms forming in Horn of Africa — but will skip Holy Land A plague of locusts the likes of which have been unseen […]

He’s 93. She’s 52. And they’ve both been put under house arrest by Zimbabwe’s army. At the centre of the crisis currently gripping Zimbabwe is President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace. Her rise from political obscurity to become the front-runner to succeed her ageing husband appears to have prompted the country’s […]

  Farmers in Arusha region, Tanzania. Credit: Fanny Schertzer In exchange for developmental assistance, the Tanzanian government has amended legislation to enforce protection of intellectual property rights and facilitate land access for commercial investors, like big agriculture companies Monsanto and Syngenta. The accordance was sparked by the formation of the […]

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