The Duke of Sussex and Sandra Tigica discussed the progress that has been made to clear minefields, 22 years after Princess Diana's visit.
Corrupt officials, tax cheats, and the financial backers of terrorism have one thing in common: they often exploit vulnerabilities
The impact of the fall of commodity prices on African economies illustrate their fragility, and that of the ubiquitous and
The country is still recovering from a yellow fever outbreak.
There is indeed a corporate sector in Africa and it is thriving. According to a report by McKinsey, there are 400 companies
As Cuba struggled with an economic crisis and the aftershock of losing its Soviet patron during the 1990s, the legacy of
Authorities allege the crime occurred at Assistant Warden Barrett Boeker's home on the prison grounds.
Infrastructure. The lack of reliable energy, roads and railroads can cut productivity by African companies by as much as
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The African continent has some of the world's fastest-growing economies, but some are seeing hard times because they rely on crude oil. Since the crude oil price has now dipped below $50 a barrel for the first time since May 2009, the African oil-producing countries are facing some serious financial difficulties.
On his KCRW show "Scheer Intelligence," Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer spoke with Gary Tyler, who served over 40 years in prison after being wrongly convicted as a teenager of murdering a 13-year-old boy in 1974.
While historically Africa has been a supplier of basic commodities and raw materials, that scenario is changing. Africa has
Finland began the reform of its education system some 40 years ago. Today, Finland's school system is top-ranked among developed nations, as measured by the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), an international standardized test for 15-year-olds in language, math and science.
With the astonishing UK Brexit vote, the mantra of "think global, act local" has been turned on its head. In many countries worldwide, the international view of "think global" seems to have fallen out of favor.
They say that youth is wasted on the young. But that's not true in Angola. Today, young people constitute the majority of
January and February set new Arctic heat records; Alaska has been warmer than ever recorded this year; April was a record
The government has recognized and committed to the need to diversify the economy. "The government of Angola is aware that