Jesus’ counsel to the rich young man

Want To Be Rich? Read This First!

by Rev. Sunday Bwanhot Do not wear yourself out to get rich; have the wisdom to show restraint (Pro. 23:4). Verses like this in the Bible are counterintuitive. Every human being exerts some effort to be rich or wealthy. Such wealth is held in liquid form, stocks/bonds, or other assets. […]

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Scientists have used satellite data to see where African vegetation is thriving and where it is in retreat. (Photo. Shutterstock)

Building Back Greener in Africa

by Umberto Labate African leaders highlight the opportunity for a triple dividend: reduced risk, increased resilience and strengthened recovery. COVID-19 continues to race across the African continent. People are dying, and even more are being pushed into hunger and poverty, in many cases risking to overturn years of development gains. […]

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The Code of Capital: How the law creates wealth and inequality

The Best Law Capital Can Buy

by Jomo Kwame Sundaram In this revealing book, Katharina Pistor argues that the law selectively “codes” certain assets, endowing them with the capacity to protect and produce private wealth. With the right legal coding, any object, claim, or idea can be turned into capital―and lawyers are the keepers of the […]

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