Publicizing the plight of journalists

By Leon Willems, (Project Syndicate) – Despite a steady increase in violence against journalists, the global media has tended to shy away from publicizing the dangers of their profession, preferring instead not to become the story. This strategy is no longer tenable; the best way… Read More

The Emergence of a Post-Fact World

By Francis Fukuyama, STANFORD – One of the more striking developments of 2016 and its highly unusual politics was the emergence of a “post-fact” world, in which virtually all authoritative information sources were called into question and challenged by contrary facts of dubious quality and… Read More

Counting Africa’s Invisible Workers

YAMOUSSOUKRO – The billions of dollars in aid delivered to Africa annually may do the continent much good, but it cannot deliver a solution to poverty. Only creating more high-quality jobs can do that. The question is how. Africa boasts a large and creative labor… Read More

IDC says denied SA loan over sanctions

HARARE, April 14 (The Source) – The Industrial Development Corporation of Zimbabwe (IDCZ) says it failed to secure a second loan facility from IDC South Africa, which has cited sanctions on some IDCZ subsidiaries by the United States government. The US imposed “targeted” sanctions on… Read More