from MacroScope:

South Africa’s Q2 GDP growth punches way below expectations in worrying sign for emerging markets

August 25, 2015

South Africa's second quarter growth undershot economists' expectations in spectacular fashion on Tuesday, a clear signal emerging markets face torrid times.

from The Great Debate:

How to make sure ‘developing’ countries can develop

By Michael Elliott
July 10, 2015

Women visit a clinic at Sinza Health Centre in Tanzania's capital Dar es Salaam

Women visit a clinic at Sinza Health Centre in Tanzania's capital Dar es Salaam, May 2, 2011. REUTERS/Emmanuel Kwitema

from Breakingviews:

Anyone have change for a quadrillion dollar bill?

By Edward Hadas
June 12, 2015

A vendor arranges eggs on a new 100 billion Zimbabwean dollar note in Harare

A vendor arranges eggs on a new 100 billion Zimbabwean dollar note in Harare July 22, 2008. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

from Global Investing:

The Best Emerging Market Investment?

May 27, 2015

I have to admit, I was a little surprised. The invitation to a book signing came from an emerging markets investment firm by one of their investment professionals and on the face of it didn't really excite me. But I do have a lot of respect for the individuals at the firm and there was a quality to the invitation, one that didn't say hard sell, that compelled me to go and see.

from The Great Debate:

Surgery so simple a gardener can do it – but he probably shouldn’t

By Fizan Abdullah
May 21, 2015

A nurse at Malindi district hospital attends to a woman, injured when their community members were attacked in Tana River district in Kenya's coastal Tana Delta region

A nurse at Malindi district hospital attends to a woman, injured when their community members were attacked in Kenya's coastal Tana Delta region, December 21, 2012. REUTERS/Joseph Okanga

from The Great Debate:

Cause behind African migrant flood has terrifying implications for the world

By Michael Werz and Max Hoffman
April 21, 2015

Italian coastguard and Armed Forces of Malta personnel in protective clothing carry the body of a dead immigrant off the ship Bruno Gregoretti in Senglea

Italian coastguard and Armed Forces of Malta personnel in protective clothing carry the body of a dead immigrant off the ship Bruno Gregoretti in Senglea, in Valletta's Grand Harbour, April 20, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

from Breakingviews:

Current account is key Africa factor in 2015

January 2, 2015

By Martin Hutchinson

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Photographers' Blog:

A leap to freedom

By karolinatagaris
December 3, 2014

Nairobi, Kenya

By Thomas Mukoya

A detained protester jumps from a police truck as she escapes after riot police released teargas to disperse the #OccupyHarambeeAve demonstration in Nairobi

I was covering #OccupyHarambeeAve, a protest outside President Uhuru Kenyatta’s office following the killing of 28 people in the ambush of a Nairobi-bound public bus in the northern Kenyan border town of Mandera in November.

from Breakingviews:

SABMiller’s Coca-Cola push is Africa buy signal

November 27, 2014

By Robert Cole

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Review: Congo’s problems run deeper than oil

November 21, 2014

By Kate Duguid

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.