Surfers will not be sufficient to bolster a Nicaragua's tourist industry, which has been all but destroyed by the government's crackdown on popular protests

Alex Tyler September 10, 2018
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The history of international development is full of brief bubbles of excitement over ‘silver bullets’ to combat poverty. Is the artificial intelligence hype any different?

Vincent Kam February 15, 2018
U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jarad Denton

Ethiopia’s Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is over half way towards completion. But will the dam cause more problems than it solves?

Kylee Pedersen February 14, 2018
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Nigeria’s energy sector is in dire need of development, but it’ll take more than a new hydroplant to alleviate the country’s energy crisis

Ayo Awokoya October 30, 2017
French President Emmanuel Macron

Macron skyrocketed to power and has enjoyed international popularity. But at home his economic reforms are proving tough for the French electorate to swallow

George Royce October 27, 2017