"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
A gathering of 35 heads of state and government around Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in Bamako was a dream come true for the country’s authorities.
Designers in Africa have seen their craft suffer during an economic crisis which has hit the continent.
Morocco has been taking solid steps to apply its development strategy to improve its economic growth and presence in regional markets.
There are over 2 million malnourished children under 5 in northeast Nigeria.
Water and malnutrition are closely linked.
North east Nigeria is facing a humanitarian crisis where 55,000 people at risk of dying because they have no food. Aid Zone visits Maiduguri where some malnutrition cases are critical.
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A Global Conversation interview with Tunisia's Béji Caïd Essebsi on the war in Libya, the fight against terrorism and investment conference Tunisia 2020.
We are a hundred meters underground, in the tunnels of the Bagassi gold mine.
This is the second episode in our series Target Turkey.
Many businesses believe Turkey’s strategic location at the crossroads of Europe and Central Asia, and its skilled workforce is a winning formula.
Facebook has launched a stripped down version of its Messenger app to work with slower internet connections and older phones in developing countries.
Target Madagascar continues this week in the south west of the island, in one of Madagascar’s 43 national nature reserves.
Madagascar is on the verge of an oil and gas revolution, but how will it develop these new sectors of the economy for the benefit of all without ruining the environment?
Madagascar is desperately poor and needs to develop its vast natural resources, but it is also a global ecological treasure house, subject to international scrutiny. Global capital will not invest her
Madagascar’s Port of Toamasina, the economic heart of the country.
Senegal has a climate to die for when it comes to growing food, and with enough water and the right investments could become an African ricebasket. The government is doing its best to ensure Senegal f
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There does not appear to be much to smile about when it comes to the global economy these days: new massive tax evasion scandal; Europe’s continuing
Kazakhstan’s economy depends on oil and gas and the slump in the industry has put its economic resilience to the test. Its currency has devalued and
Transforming agriculture from a subsistence activity into a driver of development and growth
Bananas are turning into the ‘green gold’ of Angola. The country is the second biggest oil producer Africa, but revenues have gone down by at least