Competition for resources, ‘climate migrants,’ failed states are among top concerns.
Why democracy is slow to take root in the Third World.
Less than two years after introducing mobile banking, M-Pesa has registered one-sixth of the population as customers and moves more than $4 million each day.
Rare coast-to-coast white Christmas refreshes sense of unity.
Although commodity prices for a wide range of crops have fallen by as much as 50 percent from record highs in June, the financial crisis is expected to make food shortages dramatically worse.
The Mo Ibrahim Index announced this week that 31 of 48 countries are run better.
Proposals include improved seed types, better roads, and more-efficient irrigation systems.
The moringa’s leaves and seedpods deliver extraordinary nutrition, advocates say, but aid groups await a formal study.