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14Jan 2019
By Guardian Reporter
The Guardian

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during his news conference after a Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington, U.S., December 19, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

Fears that the U.S. economy is about to slip into recession have receded quite significantly in...

13Jan 2019
By Guardian Reporter
Guardian On Sunday

Sengalese at cultural parade in Harlem in New York. Photo: Alamy / Richard Levine

TO experience a taste of African culture deep inside the Big Apple, visitors including many...

13Jan 2019
By Guardian Reporter
Guardian On Sunday

RESEARCHERS at the Uongozi Institute, specializing in wisdom in matters of development, via...

12Jan 2019
Correpondent
The Guardian

In the Siraro District of Ethiopia, extreme weather patterns are increasing. Since 2005, people have endured five droughts. Photo: Peter Lüthi / Biovision

THE unusually hot summer of 2018 showed that climate change affects a central part of our lives...

12Jan 2019
Correpondent
The Guardian

A cow grazes in Nairobi, Kenya, Aug. 25, 2017. A group of women in Kenya were able to start a business raising cattle for slaughter after acquiring a loan without a land title document. Photo: File

"We had no land to graze the cattle. Nor could we obtain a loan from a bank to buy land, because...

12Jan 2019
Correpondent
The Guardian

Supporters of Felix Tshisekedi, leader of the Congolese main opposition party, celebrate outside the party’s headquarters in Kinshasa on Thursday. Photo: Baz Ratner/Reuters

OFFICIAL election results in the Democratic Republic of the Congo do not reflect polling station...

12Jan 2019
Correpondent
The Guardian

Members of the Libyan National Army take part in a graduation ceremony in Benghazi in December. Photo: Abdullah Doma/AFP/Getty Images

LIBYA risks losing its final chance to find a peaceful solution to four years of deadlock...

11Jan 2019
Correpondent
The Guardian

Record global greenhouse gas emissions are putting the world on a path toward unacceptable...

11Jan 2019
Correpondent
The Guardian

Baby chimp Kyewunyo-Kyewunyo, whose name means surprise-surprise, at Uganda’s Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary. Image courtesy of the Chimpanzee Trust

AT the Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Center in Entebbe, a steady stream of school buses...

11Jan 2019
Correpondent
The Guardian

Farmer Yuniel Pons and his wife Sandra Díaz stand next to the biodigester installed by their house, which with its innovative system supplies energy to the kitchens of eight homes in La Macuca, a rural settlement in the municipality of Cabaiguán, in central Cuba. Credit: Jorge Luis Baños/IPS

Black plastic pipes, readily available on the mainly empty shelves of Cuba’s shops, distribute...

11Jan 2019
Correpondent
The Guardian

President Donald Trump

Key parts of the US government shut down on December 22 after President Donald Trump and...

10Jan 2019
By Guardian Reporter
The Guardian

After being one of the first hospitals in the country to adapt an electronic registration system...

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