Sunday, July 25, 2021
Few days ago, Muslims all over the world celebrated their festival of sacrifice known as Eid ul-Adha. This very significant day falls on the tenth day of Dhu-al-Hijjah which is the twelfth month of the Islamic Calendar. Eid-ul-Adha is celebrated to commemorate the devotion of Prophet Ibrahim to his Lord...
  Are African enterprises at risk of extinction, just as millions of natural species face extinction due to the impact of climate change? Businesses and countries across the continent are attempting to rebuild following the devastating economic impact of the pandemic. It is perhaps an opportune time to take stock of...
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is calling on governments to take action to address the high cost of COVID-19 tests in several jurisdictions. IATA also urged flexibility in permitting the use of cost-effective antigen tests as an alternative to more expensive PCR tests. According to IATA’s most recent traveler survey,...
For free-marketeers, government is always the bad guy. As President Ronald Reagan memorably put it in his first inaugural address, “In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.” Since the 1980s, markets have been idealized as the only way to achieve an...
In the Forbes list of the World’s Most Powerful People for 2012, Ben Bernanke, then the chair of the US Federal Reserve, held the sixth position, while Mario Draghi, then the president of the European Central Bank, came in at number eight. They were both ranked above Chinese President...
“The greatest wealth is health.”Virgil, an ancient Roman poet Very few issues are more hotly debated than healthcare. For decades the debate has raged between those who defend the system and want more equitable and accessible healthcare. But the question continuously arises, are we focusing on the wrong issues when...
Over the past decade and in the wake of security and data breaches across the globe by cybercriminals, there have been over 300 data breaches involving the theft of 100,000 or more records (www.varonis.com data-breach-statistics) which exposed 4.1 billion records in the first six months of 2019. It has therefore...
Remittances to low- and middle-income countries are set to increase by 2.6% in 2021 Morocco has experienced year-to-date growth in remittances of more than 50% The positive outlook comes amid a strong economic recovery in host markets Remittances are seen as key to the economic rebound in many...
“You only have to do a few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong.” ~ Warren Buffett Timely advice makes a great difference! Most startups avoid professionals because, they consider them to be awfully expensive but those who engage them often laugh at...
The main theme of our discussions so far has been to lessen people’s irrational fear and misconceptions about nuclear power (NP), which is often fuelled by misinformation. We have learned that we live in the sea of all kinds of radiation, and mostly (about 80%) is derived from natural...
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