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Herman Mashaba

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Herman Samtseu Philip Mashaba is a South African entrepreneur, politician and the former Mayor of Johannesburg. He is the founder of the hair products company Black Like Me.
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From Third World to First
The Singapore Story - 1965-2000
by Lee Kuan Yew (Oct 02, 2000)
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Few gave tiny Singapore much chance of survival when it was granted independence in 1965. How is it, then, that today the former British colonial trading post is a thriving Asian metropolis with not only the world's number one airline, best airport, and busiest port of trade, but also the world's fourthhighest per capita real income?The story of th...
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How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability
by Amy Chua (Jan 05, 2004)
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For over a decade now, the reigning consensus has held that the combination of free markets and democracy would transform the third world and sweep away the ethnic hatred and religious zealotry associated with underdevelopment. In this astute, original, and surprising investigation of the true impact of globalization, Yale Law School professor Amy ...
Fighting Corruption Is Dangerous
The Story Behind the Headlines (The MIT Press)
by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (Apr 19, 2018)
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A frontline account of how to fight corruption, from Nigeria's former finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.In Fighting Corruption Is Dangerous, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has written a primer for those working to root out corruption and disrupt vested interests. Drawing on her experience as Nigeria's finance minister and that of her team, she describes da...