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Eliminating the tension

Ethnic tensions among the students arise because of unfair historical events, inequalities, partiality, lack of good governance and resentment regarding variations of treatment.

Strengthening Africa’s climate resiliency

By 2020, Africa will spend USD 7-15 billion annually to adapt to climate change, and the price tag could hit USD 50 billion by 2050. Fortunately, proactive policies and investments in sustainable development could unleash a wave of economic opportunity, which in turn could make adaptation more manageable, writes Carlos Lopes.

The G20’s Africa problem

Although the G20 has made a limited effort to broaden its engagement with Africa in recent years, it has yet to include Africans in discussions of global issues that bear directly on their own economic prospects.

Food security rests on trade

Food production will suffer some of the most immediate and brutal effects of climate change, with some regions of the world suffering far more than others.

The inconvenient truth about Saudi Arabia

Following the massacre of protesting students in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in 1989, US President George H.W. Bush’s administration limited its sanctions and kept lines of communication open, owing to China's strategic importance.