A new report predicts a dip in economic output this year, correcting earlier forecasts of moderate growth. But experts are optimistic for 2024.
The census has been met with allegations of miscounts and exclusion, particularly among insurgent-hit areas and of women in conservative regions. Resource allocation and seats in parliament are dependent on population.
One traditional method of making edible palm oil in Nigeria involves stomping on the fruits. Some food experts say the use of feet in the production process could pose a hygiene risk.
With 90% of the Grand Ethiopian Reservoir Dam completed, Sudan has now turned into a supporter. Though Egypt is critical of the project, experts have ruled out war and point to potential benefits for the whole region.
Children are banned from consuming alcohol and cigarettes, and supposedly porn as well. But psychologists in Germany say explicit content, widely accessible online, is causing major harm to impressionable young people.
Neither the ongoing negotiations between Saudi Arabia and the Houthi group, nor the upcoming prisoner swap, are tangible signals for an upcoming end of the war as most Yemeni factions remain excluded.
Germany will dodge a feared recession in 2023, according to a forecast by main German economic institutes. But they say inflation will remain high.
17 Dec 2022
A popular new show on Netflix claims that survivors of an ancient civilization spread their wisdom to hunter-gatherers across the globe. Scientists say the show is promoting unfounded conspiracy theories.