Media Watch

'19Jan
27

Zimbabwe: Diplomacy On Zimbabwe Can Remain Quiet - but It Must Get Tough

Photo: allafrica.com Left: South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. Centre: European Union flags. Right: Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa...
'19Jan
27

Africa: How Global Warming Is Adding to the Health Risks of Poor People

analysisThere is mounting evidence of the impact of climate change on human habitat and health, on plant and animal life, on water resources and shorelines. These changes are felt unevenly within - and between -...
'19Jan
27

Small changes that can deliver you a great year

Personal growth. When you get on the work grind, always find something that will keep you positive about your job or incorporate small habits that will make you a better person.Globally, 2018 felt like a whirlwind...
'19Jan
25

Sanctions Coming? EU Gas Giants Weigh Nord Stream 2 Risks & Benefits – Scholars

"Nord Stream 2 represents a treacherous path between Scylla and Charybdis for many companies who fear potential US sanctions, but simultaneously, do not seek to risk the development of such a significant business...
'19Jan
24

Federal Workers Can’t Sleep, Are Anxious All The Time And Afraid Of The Future

L. Les, 42, begins to cry as she describes how the shutdown has affected her and her 10-year-old son. She’s behind on her mortgage, car and utility bills. While she has arranged to pay some of the bills later, Les...
'19Jan
24

As climate heats up, rising rainfall averages hide crop-killing droughts

Much of the Ethiopian highlands are blanketed in rich soils, but sloping land combined with an intense rainy season can cause widespread erosion. The crop in the center is probably sorghum. Credit: Michael Eggen...
'19Jan
23

News story: Over £35 million to support Scottish universities tackling global challenges

This is part of a £270 million package to support projects across the country to reduce the impact of ocean pollution, improve security of food supply and control infectious diseases.Putting the UK at the forefront...
'19Jan
22

Trump's Border Wall Highlights the Climate-Migration Connection

President Trump likely would scoff at any suggestion that his desire for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border has anything to do with climate change.But researchers in fields from geography to behavioral science...
'19Jan
21

A Note To Tennyson Joseph: Poverty Is Poverty, Regardless Of Colour . . . So Are People!

“Venezuela’s presidential election has done nothing to end the country’s profound political, economic and social crisis. Inflation is spiralling out of control, oil production is plummeting, foreign assets have...
'19Jan
21

Can currency reforms save the Zimbabwean economy?

There is no doubt that the unresolved currency issue lies at the heart of Zimbabwe’s economic meltdown in the past 3 years and the price distortions in the local market. The origins of the currency crisis can be...

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