By suspending some aid, the United States has reopened the debate on whether developing countries should depend on foreign aid to realise their economic goals.
While growing internet coverage has enabled citizens to challenge authoritarian rule, non-democratic leaders have also manipulated or disrupted online access.
The EPL owes much of its charmed existence to the myriad leagues that exist below it, most notably the EFL, feeding it not just with new clubs each year, but new players, and endless romantic tales—rags to riches success and, equally dramatic, falls from grace.
The 2010 constitution required parliament to enact a new law to give effect to this gender provision within five years of its promulgation. Despite six court orders directing it to do so, parliament has yet to enact the law.
Reversing and preventing land degradation is critical if we want ecosystems to keep working; for instance, providing food, fresh water and regulating the climate, natural disasters, and pests.
The Global Gag Rule created divisions between NGOs that chose to comply with the policy and those that declined to do so. This led to the disruption of existing coalitions and partnerships.
Kenya has a vibrant radio sector made up of public, community, faith-based, international, pan-regional and private radio stations.
The African Drum was launched in 1951. After a lacklustre three months, the owner, Jim Bailey, brought a friend out from England, Anthony Sampson, to edit the magazine. They did some informal research and were told that black readers wanted sport, jazz, celebrities and “hot dames”.
Metaphors aren’t ironclad. It’s possible to consciously change the way we write, draw, design costumes—and, yes, bake.
Nelson Mandela’s talent for reading the political runes was not always matched by his ability to read people. Internal political leaders who’d publicly criticised Winnie were side-lined but his patrician’s hope that he could have a benign influence on her evaporated.