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Gender equality is still sluggish at best

Recent reports on the state of gender inequality in finance, business and the workplace confirm that resource allocation to GEE is meagre and progress towards its implementation painstakingly slow.

African solutions to world food supply problems

The war in Ukraine, climate change and supply chain disruptions have put Africa’s food security under strain. Yet Africa could not only become self-sufficient in food but be able to export a sizeable surplus.

The Queen and I

In this year of the Platinum Jubilee of the UK’s Queen Elizabeth ll, Lord Hain recalls some encounters with Her Majesty from his own long stint as a front-bench British politician.