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Abdullah Hamidaddin

How Yemen Rises

Donors and Yemen's government should encourage experts who understand the country’s health and environmental challenges to engage with those innovators.


Firas Al-Atraqchi

New Zealand mosque massacre fueled by social media hate speech

The attack which killed at least 49 Muslims could not have happened without support and planning on social media.

Analysis: China’s Silk Road Eyes G7 Nations

Italy could sign an MoU on joining the One Road, One Belt initiative when Xi Jinping visits Rome March 20.


Russell Merryman

Analysis: Schrödinger’s Brexit

You cannot build a stable economic future on a foundation of feelings and false promises, says Russell Merryman,


Hanief Haider

Religion as a tool of colonialist power in WWI

Hanief Haider examines Hanief Haider examines how the past 100 years of religious politics have shaped the post-colonial Middle East.

BRICS News

BRICS New Development Bank moves into technical assistance

BRICS New Development Bank moves into technical assistance

The NDB will provide a loan of $225 million to India for the Indore Metro Rail Project.

BRICS New Development Bank registers Russian ruble bond programme

BRICS New Development Bank registers Russian ruble bond programme

By the end of 2018, the total loan book of the bank was 30 projects worth approximately $8 billion.

African Investment Forum success due to ‘hard work’ 

African Investment Forum success due to ‘hard work’ 

The AIF had 2,221 participants who came from 109 countries, 48 from Africa and 61 from outside of Africa.

African Development Bank notes improvement in African Visa Openness

African Development Bank notes improvement in African Visa Openness

Today, African travelers no longer need a visa to travel to a quarter of other African countries.

IEA sees bright outlook for African Energy

IEA sees bright outlook for African Energy

If Africa does not change current policies on energy use, it won't achieve the 2030 target of universal electricity.

South African nanosatellites will track shipping, fires

South African nanosatellites will track shipping, fires

FireSat will take photos of fires from space, giving government early warnings about possible damage to an area.

In-Depth

Analysis: BRICS can defeat Trump's protectionism

BRICS must quickly tear down barriers which could impede free trade within the bloc.




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Q&A

Hate & the Holocaust- Q&A with Auschwitz Museum Chief

There is an increase in incitement to hatred and exclusion in many countries of Europe today, says Cywiski.

Q&A: Russian healthy snacks entrepreneur looks West

Forbes called Elena Shifrina "the face of the healthy snacks sector in Russia".

Inside Track

BRICS agree to joint work on ‘Fourth Revolution’, cryptocurrencies

BRICS agree to joint work on ‘Fourth Revolution’, cryptocurrencies

BRICS must revamp their education and vocational systems to meet challenges of the new technologies.

BRICS Social

Chinese satellite sends unbreakable code from space

Chinese satellite sends unbreakable code from space

Apart from Russia, China is one of America's biggest rivals in space exploration.

Chinese turn to online for entertainment

Chinese turn to online for entertainment

An increasing number of Chinese are going online for entertainment, gaming and reading, an annual industry report says.

BRICS Business

BRICS Bank approves $1.4 billion in new loans

BRICS Bank approves $1.4 billion in new loans

The NDB plans to almost double its loans to $16 billion this year and increase its impact.

WEF’s central message on Africa is ‘Implementation’

WEF’s central message on Africa is ‘Implementation’

To this end, notable outcomes such as action plans tackling the crisis of gender-based violence were created.

Treasury strategy document to steer South Africa growth

Treasury strategy document to steer South Africa growth

Agricultural industry welcomed the plan in principle as it addresses several policy and structural issues.

World News

How Yemen Rises

Donors and Yemen's government should encourage experts who understand the country’s health and environmental challenges to engage with those innovators.

BRICS New Development Bank registers Russian ruble bond programme

By the end of 2018, the total loan book of the bank was 30 projects worth approximately $8 billion.

African Investment Forum success due to ‘hard work’ 

The AIF had 2,221 participants who came from 109 countries, 48 from Africa and 61 from outside of Africa.

African Development Bank notes improvement in African Visa Openness

Today, African travelers no longer need a visa to travel to a quarter of other African countries.