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The cost of Covid: 25 years of progress, halted

Development has been set back by two decades, says the Gates Foundation Goalkeepers report

Beware of Big Business bearing gifts

Large corporates whose business has thrived because of inequalities, could be hijacking the anti-racist movement by offering money and not tangible changes

What relationship therapy can teach us about our connection to the world

Handling a global crisis is not that different from dealing with partnership break-downs

Blessed peace under lockdown

I’ve silenced the Bible Thumper and dumped social media drivel but physical distancing, an art the deputy prez has mastered, is tricky

To fight Covid-19 in Africa, we must fight inequality

Our global health is only as strong as our most vulnerable community. The coronavirus pandemic can be defeated — but only if we leave no one behind

Jack Ma v. Bill Gates: Does Africa need another benevolent billionaire?

The latest member of the benevolent billionaires club could learn from what his peers have done right — and wrong

Building your own business

We need to become perpetual students, and the range of training offerings just keeps increasing

Eish, robot: The road to mecha

Lately our worst AI dreams have entered a realm much closer to home

Microsoft co-founder, investor, philanthropist Paul Allen dead at 65

Allen died just two weeks after publicly revealing that non-Hodgkin's lymphoma he fought into remission nine years ago had returned

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma announces plans to retire at 54

Alibaba's co-founder and chairman Jack Ma plans to retire from the Chinese e-commerce giant on Monday to devote his time to philanthropy

Tedros aims to turn the WHO around

Good things are being said about the World Health Organisation since Ethiopia’s man came on board

Figureheads won’t help women

It takes political mobilisation, education, laws and economic opportunities

The dark side of bitcoin

Finding a bitcoin buddy could send you off the deep end

‘Elon Musk’ might only be 95% accurate, but it’s enough to inspire

Machanick reviews the merits of journalist Ashlee Vance's biography of Elon Musk.

Nutrition remains single biggest ‘missed opportunity’ in health, says Gates

Malnutrition contributes to almost half of all child deaths globally but receives 1% of foreign aid.

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