From Uber to TaskRabbit to YourMechanic, so-called gig work has been widely seen as ideal for people who want the flexibility and independence that traditional jobs don’t offer. Yet the evidence is growing that over time, they don’t deliver the financial returns many expect
Malawi continues to struggle to develop its tourism industry, despite having several attractions, including national parks, game reserves and mountains. But the government has developed a Tourism Strategic Plan that seeks to address challenges to attracting more tourists. Lameck Masina reports on Malawi's efforts to develop the industry, after attending a recent tourism street carnival in the country's commercial capital, Blantyre.
'The fact that millions of people – many of them children – still suffer from severe malnutrition and famine in the 21st century is a global tragedy,' World Bank President Jim Young Kim says in announcing initiative