JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (JULY 5, 2017) (REUTERS) – South Africa’s ruling party failed on Wednesday (July 5) to agree a clear plan to get the economy out of recession and tackle near-28 percent unemployment, but risked rattling investors with pledges on nationalising the central bank and expropriating land. Continue reading
Norway displaces its neighbour Denmark as the world’s happiest country in a new report that assesses life expectancy, freedom, social support and corruption, among other measures.
Politicians and business leaders gathering in the Swiss Alps this week face an increasingly divided world, with the poor falling further behind the super-rich and political fissures in the United States, Europe and the Middle East running deeper than at any time in decades. Grace Pascoe reports. Continue reading
(NVO) – Men, women, small children- they walk along the train tracks from Serbia into Hungary while it’s still dark hoping to evade authorities.