Saturday News and Notes
With Bashar al-Assad struggling to retain control of his government in Syria, The Syrian National Council has failed to consolidate its efforts and launch a concerted response.
The United Nations moved to double its appeal for humanitarian aid to Syria, while Russia is renewing its call for the US to adopt a resolution outlining plans for a plan to establish a transitional coalition government.
Development Aid to Africa
Mohammed Ibrahim believes that Africa is a continent rich in natural resources and that development can be spurred by directing aid to individuals, not governments.
The Next Generation of Business Leaders
Not only has Wall Street taken a hit in the last few years, a new report finds a decline in MBA applications at the nation’s top business schools.
The name Phadelia Cooper may not leap to mind when discussing school reform, but this secondary school principal has transformed one of the worst-performing schools in South Africa into one of the best.