Can African countries sustain the relatively high growth rates they attained since 2000? At the start of 2017, putting aside the newsworthy political shifts and the fear of many that the developing world has entered a ‘secular stagnation’, this remains the most vexing question for those of us on the African continent. 961 more words
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Donald J. Trump walks out to be sworn in as America’s 45th President.
From German’s Foreign Minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, comes the plaintive but very true cry, in an opinion piece in Bilt am Sonntag yesterday: “There is a lot at stake today — with the election of Donald Trump, the old world of the 20th Century is over for good.” 373 more words
Deindustrialisation has ravaged areas of the English North and Midlands, areas that are also some of the hardest hit by successive governments’ programs of austerity since 2008. 992 more words