A paper written by Adam Smith considers how Zimbabwe would look like when Robert Mugabe is voted out of power by mapping out an ambitious 100 Day Agenda for a new Zimbabwean Government. Although it is not known when a new Government will take office or what kind of government this will be, the paper argues that any new Government will face a host of extremely severe problems that have resulted from the policies pursued by the government of Robert Mugabe.
The eighth annual Mothers' Index helps document conditions for mothers and children in 140 countries, 41 developed nations and 99 in the developing world. It shows where mothers fare best and where they face the greatest hardships. All countries for which sufficient data were available are included in the Index.
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The Isandla Institute report “Mainstreaming Local Government Responses to HIV/AIDS: A Case Study of the City of Cape Town’s HIV/AIDS/TB Multi-Sectoral Strategy” interrogates the City of Cape Town's response to HIV/AIDS by highlighting both the successes, weaknesses and impediments of the strategy and its implementation. The report extracts key lessons and recommendations, which have relevance not only for the City of Cape Town, but also for other municipalities seeking to formulate a coherent and effective response to HIV/AIDS.