A list of some of the week’s most interesting stories on economic growth and social inclusion.
Leadership lessons from the Premier League, the true cost of Europe’s new borders, and other stories from the past week.
14 of this week's best stories on how the gender gap plays out around the world
Don't be too specialist, do learn from failure and keep on learning, even when you're 102.
The global construction industry needs to address its serious problem with waste.
Waking to the sound of monks chanting prayers and drumming their gongs during countless traditional pujas, a ceremony of honour, worship and devotion; running up the steep Himalayan mountain slopes under colourful prayer flags hung between trees in the lush natural landscape; looking out at the e...
In December 2015, the BBC wrote: “EU border security becomes new mantra“. Not only Europe but larger parts of the world are going through a phase of increasing disintegration: the Brexit referendum, discussions about the exclusion of Greece from the Eurozone and the beginning of the construction ...
While Mexico is in general becoming more peaceful, extortions and kidnapping cost the economy 10 billion pesos ($580 million) in 2015.
The 7 top leadership stories from the past week.
Growth is slowing in Latin America: how can the region bounce back?
Business is booming in Africa, and now is time for companies to invest, says Tarek Sultan Al Essa
Just 20% of people in Africa have internet access. It's time for policy-makers to address the remaining barriers and deliver internet for all.
With 70% of Africans dependent on agriculture for livelihoods, the sector is critical to the economies of all African countries. As a sector its growth is central to increasing prosperity...
By taxing more people in a fair way, African countries can reduce their reliance on aid.
Infectious diseases in Africa will remain a challenge for decades to come, but the real threat of the future is expected to come from elsewhere: non-communicable diseases (NCDs) like diab...
“Africa needs long-term growth that benefits all Africans,” says Caroline Kende-Robb of the Africa Progress Panel.
Much has been made of the concept of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, a new economic and social era brought into being by the effects of emerging digital technologies on everything from ...
Africa has everything needed to be a leader in this coming digital revolution.
Concrete that can fix itself, roofing that can sweat and surfaces inspired by carnivorous plants are some of the radical new technologies in the construction industry.
The technology underpinning Bitcoin could upend the world of finance.
While we recognize the historical rationale of GDP and its unintentional shortcomings, it's time for an alternative.
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As our technology and our society continues to advance at an incredible rate, the “online faith factor” is something that many people need and want in their wired world, says Christopher ...
At work we must constantly be vigilant about possible interferences, doing our best to minimize and manage them.
The Internet of Things may be considered a powerful ally in the fight against climate change.
What Shakespeare teaches us about leadership, how to win the hearts and minds of millennials, and other top leadership stories from the past seven days.
61 percent of CEOs have no social media presence at all. Even those who are on Twitter, Facebook or other networks rarely join the conversation.
Only 40% of Africans have a reliable energy supply, and just 20% have internet access. But the coming digital revolution will transform the continent.