The bureaucratic leviathans, most still under army control, are a drag on the economy (The Economist - Business and Finance) More
In the 60-plus years since the countries of sub-Saharan Africa started becoming independent, democracy there has advanced unevenly. During the Cold War, ...
Posted on 17 June 2019 | 11:02 am | Google News
Can China choke off U.S. access to 'rare earths' needed for high-tech products? Chicago Daily Herald
Mountain Pass -- the only U.S. mine that harvests rare-earth elements, the raw ingredients used to produce high-tech products such as smartphones, wind ...
Posted on 15 June 2019 | 6:25 am | Google News
Busting the rare earths blockade The Australian Financial Review
As China threatens to take rare earths hostage in its trade war fight with the US, a Californian mine might be America's best hope of weathering a blockade.
Posted on 12 June 2019 | 2:10 am | Google News
Africa’s Democratic Moment? Foreign Affairs Magazine
The rise of five exciting new leaders - Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia, João Lourenço of Angola, Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa, Félix Tshisekedi of the Democratic ...
Posted on 10 June 2019 | 11:00 pm | Google News
Energy News Monitor | Volume XV; Issue 52 Observer Research Foundation
The power demand in the capital has been soaring this year with the month of April-May recording a 22 percent growth over the corresponding period in 2018.
Posted on 10 June 2019 | 1:52 am | Google News
China hints it will choke off U.S. ‘rare earths’ access. But it’s not that easy. The Washington Post
MOUNTAIN PASS, Calif. — Rusty tin shacks are all that remain of the gold miners who once prowled this desert hillside about an hour's drive southwest of Las ...
Posted on 9 June 2019 | 7:18 pm | Google News
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