On 30 November 2015, a landmark judgement saw Standard Bank fined US$25.2 million. Nick Branson considers whether this level of reparations is appropriate, and how those implicated might be held to account for their actions.
Nick Branson and Jamie Hitchen consider claims about the efficacy of cash transfers in Africa and raise questions about whether the process is too often driven by donors rather than African governments.
Can cash transfer programmes be as successful in Africa as they were in Latin America for tackling poverty and reducing inequality? Nick Branson and Jamie Hitchen identify some potential benefits and shortcomings.