Media Watch

'19Jan
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The World Economy in 2018

In 2018, the world's economy found itself impacted by President Donald Trump’s nationalist populism (from the right, to make it clear) who, for possibly Freudian reasons, clings to the notion that “the world has...
'19Jan
13

Regional body SADC calls for DR Congo election vote recount

The Democratic Republic of Congo should recount the votes of its contested presidential election that the runner-up says was rigged, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) said."A recount would provide...
'19Jan
13

Change in Congo

After last month’s general election, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) is anxiously awaiting the first ever transfer of power via the ballot since gaining independence in 1960. President Joseph Kabila,...
'19Jan
13

Companies improvise to dodge trade war’s cost hikes

WASHINGTON >> In Rochester, New York, a maker of furnaces for semiconductor and solar companies is moving its research and development to China to dodge President Donald Trump’s import taxes — a move that...
'19Jan
13

U.S.-backed Syrian force: Islamic State in 'its final moments'

QAMISHLI, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State militants are “living their final moments” in the last enclave they hold near the Iraqi border, where U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are attacking them,...
'19Jan
13

We need to stop pretending the gig economy is good for working mothers

However, the majority of the women who identified as self-employed were not, as Dr Foley describes, “entrepreneurs in waiting” – they weren’t running million-dollar enterprises from the comfort of their breakfast...
'19Jan
13

Poland's Kaczynski cancels campaign appearance due to health problems

World Poland's Kaczynski cancels campaign appearance due to health problems Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the leader of the ruling Law and Justice (PiS)...
'19Jan
13

Canaan, Haiti is one of the world's newest cities, inspired by Moses and the Israelites

On a street of rocks and white dust in the centre of one of the world's newest cities, Alisma Robert pointed to an array of electric cabling strung between rickety wooden poles...
'19Jan
13

Congo poll leaves uncertainty for miners at heart of EV revolution

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The surprise outcome of Congo’s election - a vote meant to bring closure to years of turmoil under President Joseph Kabila - has done little to ease uncertainty for miners and investors in...
'19Jan
13

Taking back control? Brexit seems to offer exactly the opposite

Towards the end of the Channel 4 drama Brexit: The Uncivil War which was broadcast last Monday evening, the leaders of the rival Remain and Leave campaigns meet in a central London bar. By coincidence Craig Oliver...

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