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Play about refugees fleeing as relevant today as it was 12 years ago
Play about refugees fleeing as relevant today as it was 12 years ago
We have all travelled, no matter how short the distance. We know what it means to traverse space and time, and to land in someplace new. We all...
Merkel to step down as chancellor in 2021
Merkel to step down as chancellor in 2021
Angela Merkel on Monday announced she will quit as German chancellor when her mandate ends in 2021, as she sought to draw a line under a series of...
Bigger farms needed to feed nine billion
Bigger farms needed to feed nine billion
Scientists have a solution to how nine billion people, the world population by 2030, will be fed. That’s good news. But not everyone will like...
Criminal case filed against BMW over South Korea car fires
Criminal case filed against BMW over South Korea car fires
A group of BMW owners in South Korea filed a criminal complaint against the German automaker on Thursday over alleged delays in recalling more than...
We can avoid Trump’s trade war
We can avoid Trump’s trade war
Defying common sense as well as business and financial elites, United States President Donald Trump seems to relish the prospect of a trade war. On...
Why studying African birds’ varied migration patterns is so important
Why studying African birds’ varied migration patterns is so important
Bird migration comes in many flavours – and, as with ice cream, “vanilla” is the one people are most familiar with.
Mozambique cracks open its cashews to boost the economy
Mozambique cracks open its cashews to boost the economy
Mozambique is going nuts about cashews, and they're boosting the economy's health.
Avicii death a coming-of-age in electronic music boom
Avicii death a coming-of-age in electronic music boom
Rock 'n' roll had Buddy Holly, the psychedelic era had Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin and grunge had Kurt Cobain. Now electronic dance music has...
Infographic: The rising tide of immigration from Africa to Europe and the US
Infographic: The rising tide of immigration from Africa to Europe and the US
A report released by the Pew Research Center analysed data on migration patterns from sub-Saharan African countries– specifically...
Home away from home: The rise of immigration from Africa to Europe and the US
Home away from home: The rise of immigration from Africa to Europe and the US
Migration from African countries to other regions across the globe has increased dramatically over the past decade with “African nations...
China dominant in Djibouti port spat
China dominant in Djibouti port spat
There are only two sea routes linking Europe with East Africa and much of Asia. Either you sail around the Cape of Good Hope or through the Suez...
Global north can’t keep driving the health agenda, says Doctors Without Borders
Global north can’t keep driving the health agenda, says Doctors Without Borders
Earlier this month, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) held its International General Assembly (IGA) in Johannesburg. This was the first time the...

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