Seasoned development economist Carlos Lopes will be joining the University of Cape Town as a visiting professor. Lopes was joining the commerce faculty after a four-year stint as executive secretary of the Ethiopia-based UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the university said on Wednesday.

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