Stalling Economy - Second Wave Fears
In several parts of Africa, paying for food, clothes or public transport with a phone is commonplace. Mobile money is taking off in Ethiopia, too, with COVID-19 as the catalyst.
Despite opposition from businesses, the act was passed almost unanimously in the House of Representatives. More than one million Uighurs are allegedly in forced labor camps in the Xinjiang region.
Germany's powerful auto bosses are used to warmer welcomes when they meet with the chancellor. At this week's car summit, Angela Merkel ignored their courting and kept her wallet tight — a good sign says Henrik Böhme.
Expanding fast, reliable internet access across Africa will bring advantages for society, business and the climate. But with operators mainly focused on profit, environmental solutions often take a back seat to cost.
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