The White Nile in South Sudan. Photo by Steve Utterwulghe. As I was landing in Juba, the bustling capital of South Sudan, I couldn’t help but reminisce about my days working in Khartoum for the UN…

Steve Utterwulghe, Patrick Banya |

The slowdown in China and the weak recovery in Europe and the United States has also impacted Commodity markets.  Oil prices, however, had held firm until the decision of Saudi Arabia in mid-2014…

Jaime de Piniés Bianchi |

Le ralentissement en Chine et la fragilité de la reprise en Europe et aux États-Unis ont également rejailli sur les marchés des matières premières. Les cours du pétrole ont cependant résisté jusqu…

Jaime de Piniés Bianchi |

كما أثَّر تباطؤ النمو في الصين وضعف التعافي الاقتصادي في أوروبا والولايات المتحدة في أسواق السلع الأولية.  غير أن أسعار النفط ظلت متماسكة إلى أن قررت السعودية في منتصف عام 2014 الدفاع عن حصتها في…

خايمي دي بينييس بيانكي |

Also available in: Français | العربية   A boat trip from Port Elizabeth to Kingstown, in the Caribbean country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, is a one-hour trip that locals take several…

Valerie Lorena |

El viaje en barco desde Port Elizabeth a Kingstown, en el país caribeño de San Vicente y las Granadinas, es un trayecto de una hora que los lugareños hacen varias veces al día. Durante uno de…

Valerie Lorena |

Ecosystem: A complex of living organisms, their physical environment, and all their interrelationships in a particular unit of space.Tourism: A social, cultural and economic phenomenon that…

Shaun Mann |

This week at the Third International Financing for Development Conference in Addis Ababa, we’ve seen the birth of a new era in global health financing.   The World Bank Group, together with our…

A New Era for Every Woman, Every Child This week in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, during the Third International Financing for Development Conference, the United Nations, along with the World Bank Group…

Melanie Mayhew |

Il y a mille ans, le célèbre mathématicien et homme de science arabe Al-Hazen quittait Bassora pour le Caire afin d’y occuper un nouveau poste près de l’Université Al-Azhar. A l’époque, le Moyen-…

Joulan Abdul Khalek |