Media Watch

'19Jan
28

Climate change, birth rate top priorities for next govt, say senior civil servants

Finland should pursue a more ambitious climate policy and take steps to counteract the unfavorable decline in population, both developments that could destroy the nation's welfare society if left unaddressed, says...
'19Jan
27

Commentary: Countries are not responding well to automation

HONG KONG: In the 21st century, governments cannot ignore how changes in technology will affect employment and political stability.The automation of work – principally through robotics, artificial intelligence (AI...
'19Jan
27

Too few cybersecurity professionals is a gigantic problem for 2019

Robert Ackerman Jr. is the founder and a managing director ofAllegisCyber, an early-stage cybersecurity venture firm, and a founder ofDataTribe, a cybersecurity startup “studio” in metropolitan Washington, D.C....
'19Jan
27

Remarks at a United Nations Security Council Meeting on Venezuela

In-Depth Coverage Remarks Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State United Nations New York City January 26, 2019Good morning. On behalf of President Trump and the American people I first want to thank Foreign...
'19Jan
27

Buhari Vs Atiku: The politics of the anti-corruption fight

By Dirisu YakubuThree weeks to the 2019 general elections, the gloves are off for the two leading presidential candidates. To President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC, his main rival and...
'19Jan
27

Hypocrisy and balderdash as Presidential campaign

By Dele Sobowale“Hypocrisy is the homage paid by vice to virtue.”—De La Rochefoucauld, 1613-1680Irrespective of who wins the Presidential election next month, as long as it is the candidate of the All Progressives...
'19Jan
26

Streamadelica: the 30 best box sets to watch before you die

Perhaps the quintessential box-set show. 24 was so propulsive and relentless, swinging from cliffhanger to cliffhanger, that you’d almost always feast on more episodes than you intended and wind up groggy and...
'19Jan
25

Member of Estonian delegation to PACE: Human rights on internet require rapid actions - The Baltic Times

TALLINN - The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted on Wednesday a report by member of the Estonian delegation to the PACE Andres Herkel titled "Internet Governance and Human Rights"....
'19Jan
25

Venezuela on the brink, WhatsApping hate, and a Davos bright spot: The Cheat Sheet

IRIN editors give their weekly take on humanitarian news, trends, and developments from around the globe.  The crisis in Venezuela has bubbled away for months, demanding media attention only when protests flare or ...
'19Jan
25

Be ready, a revolution is coming

Dr David NamwandiIn a few years to come about 35 percent skills considered very crucial today shall be obsolete. By 2020 the fourth Industrial Revolution shall have invented high tech (advanced robotics as well as...

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