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Chinese investment in Africa could create national economies 'entirely dependent on China', say experts

Chinese investment in Africa could create national economies 'entirely dependent on China', say experts
  • An image has been released of Queen Elizabeth II's elaborate…... FWC: An image has been released of Queen Elizabeth II’s elaborate……

    An image has been released of Queen Elizabeth II’s elaborate notice of consent to the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

  • FWC: President Donald Trump made good on a promise to “tear……

    President Donald Trump made good on a promise to “tear up” the Iran nuclear deal. Hardline Iranian lawmakers delivered on vows to “burn it” and the American flag in response. CNN’s Frederik Pleitgen reports.

  • David Goodall, 104, takes final journey at Swiss assisted-suicide clinic FWC: David Goodall, 104, takes final journey at Swiss assisted-suicide clinic

    Under Swiss law, David Goodall was required to complete the final process himself, without any assistance from a third party. The lethal cocktail is normally ingested, but since Goodall couldn’t swallow, the substance was injected intravenously.         

  • The UN and #MeToo: The Saga of Abuse Must End, Once and for All FWC: The UN and #MeToo: The Saga of Abuse Must End, Once and for All

    NEW YORK, May 10 (IPS) – Loraine Rickard-Martin, PassBlue*For many years now, media attention on sexual abuse and exploitation by United Nations peacekeepers cornered the UN and pushed it toward reform. Now, the #MeToo movement has put the organization — and many other major institutions across the world — on red alert. Read the full story, “The UN and #MeToo:…