Call It What It Is, Censorship – Tanzania Closes The Citizen

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Censorship is a little like that pornography that the Supreme Curt decided upon - I know it when I see it. So it is...

Indonesia’s Palm Oil Plans – What A Difficulty for Greenpeace, FOE

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This is going to be just a delightful little conundrum for the fools over at Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace. For two of...

A Bad Mistake, India Moots Raising National Minimum Wage – It’s Too High Already

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It's not surprising that this is happening, India mooting a rise in the national minimum wage. There is, after all, an election in the...

Apple To Make iPhones In India – Won’t Make Much Difference To Be Honest

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Apple and Foxconn are getting together to fulfill one of the dearest wishes of Modi's government in India - they're going to start manufacturing...

Ncube Is Right About The Zim$ Here – Liberalise The Exchange Rate, Not A...

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That Zimbabwe is still having problems with it currency and money supply is obvious enough, the debate is over what to do about it...

Whut? Seriously? American Jail Dehydrates Man To Death Over 8 Days

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That mistakes happen, that the perverts and sadists get hired into the prison guard system, both are obviously true. But there's one particularly chilling...

Pakistan’s Sewage Works Show How Far We’ve Still Got To Go With Polio

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Here in the rich countries we hardly even think of polio these days. Back when oldsters like me were young it was still a...

Not Good News For Zimbabwe – VP Mohadi Above The Law It Seems

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A useful test of how well a country is doing is whether those who purport to rule it are subject to the same laws...

Battle Of Adwa – Not First Battle Victory of Blacks Over White Colonisers But...

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Ethiopia has been celebrating the Battle of Adwa when Menelik II and his troops took apart an Italian army trying to invade the country....

Jet Airways’ Banks May Need To Swallow A 75% Haircut On Their Loans

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This sounds a little extraordinary, that the varied lenders to Jet Airways will need to swallow a 75% haircut on the loans they made...