Tagged: economy

Coronavirus: A Challenge for the Third World

All the countries around the globe faced one of the greatest reversals of fortune in the socio-economic and political aspects of development when WHO declared COVID-19 as the global pandemic on 30th January 2020....

Understanding COVID through history

Public historian and conservative columnist, Niall Ferguson, makes an intriguing contribution to our understanding of COVID-19 through his recent book, “Doom; The Politics of Catastrophe”, which attempts to place COVID-19 in a historical perspective. ...

Ethiopia’s economy battered by Tigray war

Ethiopia’s 10-month war has come at a huge human cost, with thousands killed, millions displaced and many in desperate need of assistance. But that’s not the only damage being done to Africa’s second most...