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Book explores Sandy Hook, Alex Jones, and why modern conspiracy theories have been so contagious

Published by Chicago Tribune In late April, one week before a trial began that would decide how much Alex Jones should pay the families of…

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Horn of Africa drought affects 18 mln people: UN

UNITED NATIONS— The northeast Africa drought affects more than 18 million people across Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya, including at least 16.7 million severely food insecure, a UN Spokesman said.“These numbers are expected to rise in the weeks ahead, wit…

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Horn of Africa drought affects 18 mln people: UN

UNITED NATIONS— The northeast Africa drought affects more than 18 million people across Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya, including at least 16.7 million severely food insecure, a UN Spokesman said.“These numbers are expected to rise in the weeks ahead, wit…

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Jobs Undone: Reshaping the Role of Governments toward Markets and Workers in the Middle East and North Africa [EN/AR]

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2022 — Ensuring the private sector can gain access to markets and compete equally with government-run businesses is vital for countries across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to create jobs in a region with the highest youth…

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Jobs Undone: Reshaping the Role of Governments toward Markets and Workers in the Middle East and North Africa [EN/AR]

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2022 — Ensuring the private sector can gain access to markets and compete equally with government-run businesses is vital for countries across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to create jobs in a region with the highest youth…

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Netflix Is Looking to Get Into the Live Streaming Game

Published by The Street By Michael Tedder Both Hulu and Disney have recently starting streaming live events. While we live in the age of streaming,…

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Report: Global Pandemic Increased Poverty in Africa

The global pandemic has pushed more than 55 million Africans into extreme poverty and reversed two decades of hard work in poverty reduction on the continent. The Economic Report on Africa for 2021 blamed the growing poverty on job losses, reduced inco…

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Implications of the Ukraine Crisis: Food, Fuel, Fertilisers and Freight Prices in the Southern Africa Region

Regional Bureau JohannesburgKEY POINTS• Fuel prices were already inflated before the Ukraine crisis. Countries in the region were already feeling the impacts in 2021/22, given the heavy dependence on imported crude oil and petroleum products.• With the…

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