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Africa: Where Africa Fits Into China's Massive Belt and Road Initiative
Chinese President Xi Jinping made it clear at the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos that the world should abandon protectionism and commit itself to an open global economy. Read more »
March 08, 2016
Tunisia: A Vibrant Civil Society Is Central to Democratic Consolidation in Tunisia
In late 2010 demonstrations in Tunisia sparked a popular push for democratisation through the Arab world in what became known as the Arab Spring. The uprisings saw Tunisia emerge… Read more »