A World of Heat and Headwinds
Opinions

A World of Heat and Headwinds

Michael Spence, PORTOVENERE, ITALY – As recently as three months ago, the global economy seemed to be on track for a relatively robust recovery. The supply of COVID-19 vaccines had expanded in the developed countries, raising hopes that it would spill over to developing countries in the second half of 2021 and into 2022. Many […]

Somaliland Seeks to Build Capacity in Education-Kenya
Africa Jobs & career

Somaliland Seeks to Build Capacity in Education-Kenya

Somaliland is seeking to work closely with its East African neighbour Kenya to improve its capacity in education. Somaliland education minister Ahmed Mohamed Derie was in Nairobi where he met his Kenyan counterpart Professor George Magoha where they agreed to further develop cooperation on several educational sectors. Kenya is key to Somaliland’s development in education given […]

New Global Rules for a Fairer Food Future
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New Global Rules for a Fairer Food Future

Gloria Abraham Peralta, GENEVA – This year, governments can ensure that better international rules help get us back on track toward a fairer and more sustainable agricultural trading system, and overcome recent setbacks in our efforts to tackle hunger and malnutrition. The United Nations Food Systems Summit in September, the UN climate conference (COP26) in […]

MultiChoice, Rubis Energy to Reward Customers
Africa Industry

MultiChoice, Rubis Energy to Reward Customers

Monday, 23rd August 2021, Kampala, Uganda. Multichoice Uganda, the home of great Pay TV entertainment has today announced its partnership with Rubis Energy, one of Uganda’s petroleum companies. This partnership will see several Ugandans receive exciting rewards for simply taking part in an exciting cook-off challenge dubbed “the lockdown chefs.” While officially making this announcement, […]

Why Aviation Should Embrace Carbon Taxation
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Why Aviation Should Embrace Carbon Taxation

Adair Turner, LONDON – Recent catastrophic floods in Germany and China have once again made clear the terrible global threat posed by climate change. In response, we must invest in strengthening our resilience to extreme weather events, and accelerate reductions in carbon dioxide emissions to limit how much worse that threat will become in the future. A day before […]