The sourcing of wheat has factored into the political and strategic decisions and security of many countries.
There are 2,315 five-letter words in Wordle’s dictionary.
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Whether you want to win with as few guesses as possible, or you just want to figure out the right word before running out of turns, a scholar offers some tips.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gives a thumbs up signal after receiving his COVID-19 vaccine booster shot at a pharmacy in Ottawa on Jan. 4, 2022.
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Canada’s strategy must include global engagement. Without it, we will be living on borrowed time, waiting for a new variant, a new booster, a new quick fix.
Ghanaian voters are among the most sophisticated in sub-Saharan Africa.
Political social responsibility has benefits for parties and candidates across the political spectrum.
A nurse participates in the drill to test their system capabilities for the COVID-19 coronavirus mass patients influx at the Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi.
Most Kenyans are able to access basic care but face the barrier of potentially catastrophic fees.
A rare disease is one that affects less that five in 10,000 people. There are about 7,000 known rare diseases.
The sports gambler from Las Vegas has dominated the game like no one else in its 35-year history.
There have been ‘Jeopardy!’ greats who can easily answer all the questions, who have mastered the buzzer and who bet big on the Daily Doubles. But Holzhauer possesses an unprecedented level of daring.
Without a solid national plan to confront climate threats, there’s plenty more hardship on the horizon.
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With heatwaves, droughts and fires all on the rise, the federal government is urged to merge its separate strategies on disaster resilience and climate readiness.
Houston Rockets head coach Mike D'Antoni, during Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors in Houston. D'Antoni successfully resisted calls to change his team’s offensive strategy after losing Game 1.
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Research has shown that the most successful basketball coaches resist pressure to make changes during games. Choosing not to make a move is sometimes also the right call for business leaders.
Aung San Suu Kyi takes a trip to Beijing.
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China’s attitude towards Myanmar reflects a bigger strategy: to bolster its presence in Asia at the expense of the established American-led order.
Apple seeks out the high ground.
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The tech giant has doubled down on its strategy of exclusivity, but does it risk weakening its position in emerging markets?
China’s presence in Africa continues to grow with its first military base in Djibouti. It wants to be a friend to Africa positioning itself as a global power while looking after its own interests.
The Hermès building in Tokyo, designed by Renzo Piano (Ginza 5, Chuo-ku, Tokyo).
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Case analysis of Hermès and its four strengths: a real identity, the creativity and skills of its artisans, innovation, and the fact that it remains an independent family company.
SAB’s resilience has allowed it to become a key player globally.
The development trajectory of South African born brewer SABMiller peaked with the 2016 $104 billion merger with Anheuser-Busch InBev. Behind it lies an extraordinary journey.
The southern African region can benefit from beneficiating produce like sugar.
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) roadmap towards greater regional trade integration and development is a good start but lacks detail.
All for one and one for all.
Would a competent entrepreneur plough on with a decision that started to look a bit dodgy?
Keeping it together. Staying out the wind. the TTT at the Giro d'Italia.
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Mountains? Pah. 60kph sprints and 220km stages? They’re nothing. The thing most troubling the teas battling for the yellow jersey is this time trial.
A nation that understands tragedy is one that respects limits.
José María Pérez Nuñez
Tragedy is a peculiar thing. More than a style, different from genre, it cuts across art forms to carve out its own non-Euclidean aesthetic space. In the 4th century BCE Aristotle, in his Poetics, famously…
Honing in on Siemens’ strengths.
While General Electric (GE) has been the worst-performing stock on the Dow Jones this year, amid calls from analysts for the conglomerate to break up, its European rival Siemens has been busy repositioning…
Not so easy to beat me.
Daily interactions require bargaining, be it for food, money or even making plans. These situations inevitably lead to a conflict of interest as both parties seek to maximise their gains. To deal with…