Media Watch

'19Jan
13

Macron seeks to turn 'anger into solutions' in open letter to France

Emmanuel Macron has launched a two-month “great national debate” in France with a 2,330-word open letter to the country.The French president hopes the nationwide public consultation will take the sting out of the...
'19Jan
13

Morocco's Amazigh want their new year to become official holiday

RABAT (Reuters) - Hundreds of people gathered in Morocco’s capital Rabat late on Saturday to mark the start of the Amazigh new year with a sit-in calling on the state to make the celebration a national holiday....
'19Jan
13

A way out of the morass: on the US' plan to pull out of Afghanistan

In an article published in The Hindu (Editorial page, “Another approach to Afghanistan”, December 24, 2003), we had suggested that the only way out of the morass in Afghanistan would be to re-place Afghanistan in...
'19Jan
13

French media denounce violent 'yellow vest' attacks on press

PARIS (Reuters) - French media and reporters’ organizations on Sunday denounced attacks on journalists by “yellow vest” anti-government protesters and called for better protection after a series of incidents this...
'19Jan
13

French media denounce 'yellow vest' attacks on journalists

In Paris, police fired tear gas and water cannon on Saturday to repel demonstrators around the Arc de Triomphe as scuffles broke out between police and protesters.Journalists are also increasingly becoming a target...
'19Jan
13

Ramaphosa wants SA to give ANC another chance

Johannesburg - The ANC’s week-long mobilisation and election campaign paid dividends on Saturday with tens of thousands turning up for a manifesto rally that highlighted the party’s support in KwaZulu-Natal....
'19Jan
13

Considering the Cannabis Question in Saint Lucia

Randall Bain, founding member of the Cannabis Movement of Saint LuciaRecent times have seen the push to change existing laws surrounding cannabis impact in many jurisdictions locally and globally. Nations like...
'19Jan
13

French Netizens Doubt Macron's 'National Debate' Can Calm Yellow Vests Down

The French authorities will publish a letter by President Emmanuel Macron on 14 January in order to encourage people to participate in a great national debate, slated to begin on 15 January, AFP reported...
'19Jan
13

'They tell nothing but lies': France's 'yellow vests' reveal their hatred of the media

Saturday's yellow vest protests across France were for the most part similar to previous weekends.   Thousands marched in cities across France chanting for President Emmanuel Macron to resign, there were clashes...
'19Jan
13

How inequality hampers economic growth

MILAN - About a decade ago, the Commission on Growth and Development (which I chaired) published a report that attempted to distill 20 years of research and experience in a wide range of countries into lessons for...

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