May 19, 2020Rwanda
On May 17, twenty-six years after the Rwandan genocide, Félicien Kabuga was finally arrested outside of Paris. He had been a wanted man for decades, and was the most notorious architect of the 1994 atrocities still at large.
March 20, 2020Coronavirus
Currently, African healthcare predominantly relies on transcription and transport of physical paper from point A to point B. Paper orders can often travel hundreds of kilometers by motorcycle from clinics to a centralized diagnostic lab. The pandemic’s speed in reaching and spreading in Africa currently lags behind that of the developed world. As of March 20, 254,653 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in 183 countries. Africa has reported a total of 745 COVID-19 cases from 34 countries, or 0.3 percent of global infections. The other 20 African nations have not yet officially declared any cases.
May 12, 2020United States
Andrew Revkin, director of the initiative on communication and sustainability at Columbia University's Earth Institute, discusses best practices for science-based reporting and countering misinformat…
May 14, 2020Coronavirus
The process of going into lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic has been revealing, especially in regards to oil. There are many elements to the smooth operation of global oil logistics that are n…
May 13, 2020Nigeria
The fall in international oil prices amid coronavirus is having a devastating impact on Nigeria’s formal economy. Oil, the property of the Nigerian government, provides more than 60 percent of government revenue and 90 percent of foreign exchange.
May 8, 2020United States
A few things that jumped out at me about the U.S. trade data. Some no doubt are controversial.