Tag: africa

Newsworthy – Aug 23rd, 2019

Vast fires are destroying the Amazon rainforest, this week marks the 400th anniversary of the beginning of slavery in what would become the United States, many economists see a recession in the next 2 years. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this…

Newsworthy – Aug 16th, 2019

July was the hottest month ever on record, playing football affects players brains, hydrogen powered planes may reduce emissions, molestation victims in New York have one year to file lawsuits that had previously been barred by the statute of limitations. These, and more, are…

Newsworthy – Aug 2nd, 2019

Ethiopia planted more than 353 million trees in 12 hours, Capital One’s hack affected more than 106 million people, and wages in the U.S. have stalled over the last three decades while costs have continued to grow. These are the newsworthy stories from this…

Newsworthy – July 12th, 2019

Included in this week’s edition, the VW Beetle ceases final production, children detained in migrant camps face high risk of mental health problems, and the US Women’s Soccer Team win the Women’s World Cup. These are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

Newsworthy – Sep 28th, 2018

911 centers affected by low unemployment rate, former felons to regain voting rights, foreign investment in Africa, Elon Musk’s legal troubles, and a growing number of babies born with opioid addiction. Here are the top newsworthy items from this past week as shared on…

Newsworthy – Aug 17th, 2018

Explosive urban population growth, plunging cryptocurrencies, inequality in Chicago, and a look into how carbs make us fat. Here are the top newsworthy items from this past week as shared on our Facebook page.

Africa is becoming China 2.0

The Chinese middle class is growing and, with it, so are the costs of labor. Only a few short decades ago, the world turned to China (as well as some other Asian countries) to produce manufactured goods for low costs. Now China is looking…

Time for an Organization of African Economic Unity

A Mediterranean Free-Enterprise Zone