China’s trillion dollar plan to dominate global trade

There’s a new highway in Pakistan. And a new rail terminal in Kazakhstan. A sea port in Sri Lanka recently opened. As well as this bridge in rural Laos. What’s interesting is that they’re all part of one country’s project that spans 3 continents and …

SocialNetLink the first web platform focusing on tech news and new media in Senegal

SocialNetLink the first web platform focusing on tech news and new media in Senegal

Social Net Link is the first web platform focusing on tech news and new media in Senegal. The project was created by young Senegalese bloggers and journalists who wanted to share their passion of technology. Out of about 150 news website ess than five of …

Europe’s most fortified border is in Africa

Europe’s most fortified border is in Africa

If you zoom in to Morocco, you’ll see a tiny wedge of land that stands out from its surroundings. This little bit of land is surrounded by one of the most fortified borders on the planet. Right outside the border you’ll find makeshift forest camps, …

Journalist talks to Congolese migrants flooding into San Antonio

Journalist talks to Congolese migrants flooding into San Antonio

>>LAURA: WE BRING YOU STORIES NO ONE ELSE IS COVERING BECAUSE IT’S IMPORTANT FOR YOU TO KNOW WHAT’S GOING ON IN OUR COUNTRY. EARLIER THIS WEEK WE TOLD YOU ABOUT THE HUNDREDS OF MIGRANTS WHO ENTERED OUR COUNTRY VIA THE SOUTHERN BORDER BEING DUMPED INTO …

Jakarta is sinking! – Equator from the Air – BBC

Jakarta is sinking! – Equator from the Air – BBC

The city is growing upwards and outwards with astonishing speed. Jakarta now covers more than 250 square miles of what was once lush coastal planes and forested hills. I’m really struggling to see an area of green space that’s bigger than a football field. It’s …

Trevor Responds to Criticism from the French Ambassador – Between The Scenes | The Daily Show

Trevor Responds to Criticism from the French Ambassador – Between The Scenes | The Daily Show

I wanted to share this little story with you. I got into a little bit of trouble with the French Government. (audience laughing) I know. The French Government. So what happened was, let’s start at the beginning. France won the World Cup. (audience cheering and …

GNI Middle East, Africa & Turkey Innovation Challenge Q&A Townhall

GNI Middle East, Africa & Turkey Innovation Challenge Q&A Townhall

IRENE JAY: Go ahead. JOYCE BAZ: Hello. Welcome to the GNI Innovation Challenge town hall. I’m Joyce, and I will be presenting to you today. And this is Sarah, who will also be taking you– SARAH HARTLEY: Hi. Hello. Good to see you all. JOYCE …

Protests In Sudan | Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj | Netflix

Protests In Sudan | Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj | Netflix

Now look, I know there’s a ton of terrible shit going on in the world every day. Which is why tonight, I want to talk about something more lighthearted: Sudan. Now you probably know Sudan best for two things: the genocide in Darfur and white …

Conflict Minerals, Rebels and Child Soldiers in Congo

Conflict Minerals, Rebels and Child Soldiers in Congo

SUROOSH ALVI: It’s late. We’re deep in the heart of it now. I don’t know how much water we have. We haven’t eaten in a really long time. And my glasses are fogging up because it’s so hot. And I can’t see. And I’m walking …