20 February 2018

Africa:Why Sub-Saharan Africa Aren’t Issuing Municipal Bonds

analysisBy Jeremy Gorelick Cities around the world have been financing their long-term investment needs through municipal bonds for centuries. The first recorded transaction occurred in Genoa in 1150. More recently, […]
20 February 2018

The EU maintains an amazing list of myths about the EU

While browsing through the EU’s massive online presence — you know, for fun — we came across a pretty interesting website run by the European Commission’s representation in the UK. […]
20 February 2018

Africa:Rumors Feed a Surge in Migrants to Agadez

[Deutsche Welle] False rumors about a safe passage to Europe have drawn a large number of migrants to Agadez – even from far-away Asian countries. This is putting pressure on […]
20 February 2018

Africa:Airbnb Vows to Tackle Sex Trafficking in Rental Homes

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Move comes amid concerns that traffickers are turning its properties into “pop-up brothels”
20 February 2018

Africa:Robots, Unemployment … and Immigrants

[IPS] Rome -Amazon has recently introduced Amazon Go, a shop where the customer enters, chooses a product from the shelves, charges the price on a magnetic card and swipes it […]
20 February 2018

These are the 10 essential skills that will land you a job in digital media

The digital media industry is booming, and digital marketing is becoming a necessity for any company or startup today. Digital marketing positions span the gamut, ranging from search engine optimization […]
20 February 2018

A paracord bracelet that contains firestarters and a fishing kit

The Outdoor Element Kodiak Survival Bracelet resembles the basic paracord bracelet, but when unwound, it reveals a strand that contains firelighting tinder (similar to jute) and a fishing line and […]
20 February 2018

Africa:Joining the Dots – Why Education Is Key to Preserving the Planet

[The Conversation Africa] The evidence is clear: education changes lives, in ways that are often not fully understood.
20 February 2018

Africa:Repatriating Migrants Misses the Point. Systemic Issues Need to Be Tackled

[The Conversation Africa] The 2017 European Union-African Union Summit held in Abidjan in December drew up an emergency plan to repatriate scores of African migrants held captive in Libya, and […]
20 February 2018

Africa:Decline in Elephant Poaching Could Be Short-Lived

[ISS] Elephant poaching in Africa has dropped for five consecutive years to levels last witnessed over a decade ago. The latest report by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered […]