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  • Gabon parliament set ablaze

    Gabon parliament set ablaze

    Angry protesters torched Gabon’s parliament on Wednesday after President Ali Bongo was declared winner of what he claimed was a "peaceful and transparent" election, but which the opposition said was fraudulent. It only took a few minutes for the announcement to sink in before several of Libreville’s poorer neighbourhoods erupted in anger, with thousands of …

    September 1, 2016
  • Consumption-led growth

    Consumption-led growth

    On July 24, all newspapers in India commemorated the budget speech of a quarter of a century ago by the then Finance Minister, Manmohan Singh. It had ushered in the era of neoliberal economics to our country. Commentators were euphoric about our post-reform growth rate and dramatic increase in the level of consumption of the …

    August 19, 2016
  • Dog people have more Facebook friends than cat people

    Dog people have more Facebook friends than cat people

    Dog people have more Facebook friends than cat people

    August 9, 2016