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The China Africa Project is a multimedia resource dedicated to exploring every aspect of China’s growing engagement with Africa. Through a combination of original content and curation of third-party material from across the Internet, the CAP’s objective is purely informational. None of the blog’s authors or producers have any vested interest in any Chinese or African position.
 
The Global Business School Network Podcast discusses the ever changing, and innovative landscape of Business, Management, and Entrepreneurial education. We draw on the expertise from our 100+ member schools from Senegal to Singapore, Colombia to China, the UAE, to the UK, and the USA, all driven to achieve our collective mission of improving management and entrepreneurial education for the developing world - see our full list of members here: https://gbsn.org/membership/members/ In our podca ...
 
A podcast taking you inside the United Nations and beyond the carefully written policy speeches to where the real work is being done: the unscripted debates on the most pressing issues of our time. Hosted by PassBlue reporters Kacie Candela and Stephanie Fillion. Available on iTunes, Spotify, and wherever you get your podcasts. PassBlue is an independent, women-led digital publication offering in-depth journalism on the US-UN relationship and its effects on women’s issues, human rights, peac ...
 
The Charter Cities Podcast explores how charter cities can help solve some of the largest challenges of the 21st century, from urbanization to global poverty to migration. Each episode Mark Lutter interviews experts in international development, new cities, finance, entrepreneurship, and governance, to develop a better understanding of the various aspects of charter cities If you want to learn more visit the Charter Cities Institute at https://www.chartercitiesinstitute.org/
 
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) enjoys vast deposits of precious minerals and metals. Diamonds are found in the south and center of the country and the land holds 80% of the world’s Coltan, needed in all our mobile phones. It should be one of the richest countries on Earth, but it is not. This Podcast explores why, from the very beginning. A new podcast will be released each Monday every two weeks, the website is https://www.thehistoryofthecongo.com Starting in prehistoric times, ...
 
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This week's launch of the new Lagos to Ibadan Standard Gauge Railway may be the last time for a long while that a big multibillion dollars infrastructure project like this is built in Africa using Chinese loans. Chinese development finance lending in Africa and elsewhere throughout the Global South has cratered in recent years and it appears that B…
 
Guests Gage Mele and Yury Polozov join Dave to talk about Anomali's research "Primitive Bear (Gamaredon) Targets Ukraine with Timely Themes." Anomali Threat Research identified malicious samples that align with the Russia-sponsored cyberespionage group Primitive Bear’s (Gamaredon, Winterflounder) tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs). Primitiv…
 
Phishing, with a bogus hardware wallet as bait. Empty threats from a DarkSide impersonator. Cyber vigilantes may be distributing anti-piracy malware. Data security incidents at a cruise line and a US grocery chain. Malek Ben Salem from Accenture looks at optimizing security scanning. Our guest is Edward Roberts of Imperva on their 2021 Bad Bots Rep…
 
This month at their annual summit in Britain, the Group of 7 industrialised nations, or G7, has agreed to an infrastructure development plan for developing countries. The Build Back Better World – or B3W – is seen as an alternative to the multi-trillion dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) launched by China about a decade ago. The BRI has been a r…
 
This week's launch of the new Lagos to Ibadan Standard Gauge Railway may be the last time for a long while that a big multibillion dollars infrastructure project like this is built in Africa using Chinese loans. Chinese development finance lending in Africa and elsewhere throughout the Global South has cratered in recent years and it appears that B…
 
In our news wrap Thursday, Russia's President Vladimir Putin was back in Moscow offering new praise for his Geneva summit with President Joe Biden. A compromise proposal by Senator Joe Manchin to rewrite federal elections law picked up support and opposition today. Police in Portland, Oregon, have quit a crowd control unit following months of socia…
 
Seven years ago this month the Islamic State declared its caliphate, killing thousands in its years-long reign of terror in Iraq and Syria. The group may have lost its territory, but its fighters still plague Iraq. Special Correspondent Leila Molana-Allen and Videographer Adrian Hartrick provide an exclusive look at the Iraqi counter-terror teams f…
 
The US-Russian summit took up cyber conflict, cyber privateering, and cyber deterrence, ending with the prospect of further discussions. Ferocious Kitten’s domestic surveillance. Ransomware gangs are using a lot of initial access brokers. The Molerats are back. Troubleshooting a wave of intermittent Internet interruptions. NSA offers advice on secu…
 
The summit in Switzerland is over, and President Joe Biden and Russia's President Vladimir Putin are headed home. As expected, there were no large breakthroughs from talks between the two leaders. Instead, both sides cast the talks as business-like, "positive" but tense. White House Correspondent Yamiche Alcindor reports from Geneva. PBS NewsHour i…
 
There was a lot at stake and a lot discussed Wednesday during President Joe Biden's meeting with Russia's president Vladimir Putin. Nick Schifrin explores the outcome of their summit with Fiona Hill. Hill served as senior director for European and Russian affairs on the National Security Council during the Trump administration, and is the co-author…
 
In our news wrap Wednesday, the Federal Reserve signaled it may raise a key, short-term interest rate -- from near-zero -- sooner than planned. The European Union called for lifting travel restrictions on Americans. North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un warned of extended COVID restrictions and food shortages. The U.S. Congress moved to give final appro…
 
Southwest flights are back in the air after an IT issue disrupted them yesterday. Paradise ransomware source code has been leaked online. Some networked camera feeds may be accessible to unauthorized viewers. TSA is preparing a second, more prescriptive pipeline cybersecurity directive. The Russo-US summit is underway. Our guest is Jay Paz from Cob…
 
Jackie Chan and Bruce Lee kung fu movies have long been popular in Africa. Now, however, Chinese entertainment content is expanding beyond martial arts to include sports and even soap operas.Chinese television dramas are now starting to find audiences in Africa and the Middle East thanks in part to the growing popularity of the pay-TV service StarT…
 
Jackie Chan and Bruce Lee kung fu movies have long been popular in Africa. Now, however, Chinese entertainment content is expanding beyond martial arts to include sports and even soap operas. Chinese television dramas are now starting to find audiences in Africa and the Middle East thanks in part to the growing popularity of the pay-TV service Star…
 
President Joe Biden arrived in Geneva Tuesday, ahead of his highly anticipated meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday. But first, he moved Tuesday to end a tariff war with the European Union escalated by his predecessor. White House Correspondent Yamiche Alcindor reports on Biden's diplomatic sprint on his final day in Belgium. …
 
In our news wrap Tuesday, tensions flare in East Jerusalem over a march by Israeli ultra-nationalists where some chanted "Death to Arabs," receiving Palestinian protests. New bursts of gun violence have claimed more lives across the U.S, with Chicago police hunting at least one shooter that killed 4. A dangerous heat wave has sent prices for power …
 
President Joe Biden's upcoming meeting with Russia's President Vladimir Putin could arguably be the highest profile event of Biden's first overseas trip, with Biden expected to challenge Putin on his crackdown on critics and cybersecurity, among other issues. Nick Schifrin previews the meeting between the U.S. president and the man who has controll…
 
Microsoft disrupts a major BEC campaign. The scope of cyberespionage undertaken via exploitation of vulnerable Pulse Secure instances seems wider than previously believed. Secureworks offers an account of Hades ransomware, and differs with others on attribution. Final notes during the run-up to tomorrow’s US-Russia summit, where cyber will figure p…
 
President Joe Biden is in Brussels, Belgium Monday night, trying to reassure NATO allies about U.S. support and discuss common concerns such as ending the pandemic, confronting cyberattacks and climate change, and the threats from Russia and China. White House Correspondent Yamiche Alcindor reports from Brussels about America's goals for the summit…
 
In our news wrap Monday, new Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett formally took office, ending Benjamin Netanyahu's 12-year rule. The U.S. neared 600,000 deaths from COVID-19. U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland promised tighter rules for obtaining information on members of Congress after reports that the Trump Justice Department gathered phone…
 
During the 20-year American war in Afghanistan, thousands of locals worked for, and with, the United States. As the U.S. departs, many of them are left in profound danger. Earlier this year, Special Correspondent Jane Ferguson profiled a decorated Afghan helicopter pilot whose life was at risk. She returns with updates on his story, and a look at t…
 
As carbon emissions build up in the atmosphere more than ever before in human history, western leaders at the Group of Seven summit pledged to reduce their use of coal, lower their overall emissions, and help nations most impacted by climate change. But are their pledges enough? William Brangham examines the issue with Rachel Kyte, dean of the Flet…
 
Volkswagen warns North American customers of a third-party data breach. An “anti-monopoly agenda” advances in the US House Judiciary Committee. Speculation about how the FBI recovered ransom from DarkSide. How EA was hacked. Is Avaddon going out of business? Craig Williams from Cisco Talos explains why they’re calling some cyber criminals “privatee…
 
Refugees bring skills, talents, and aspirations and can be a benefit rather than a burden to receiving societies. Realizing this potential relies on moving beyond a purely humanitarian focus to fully include refugees in host-country economies, build economic opportunities in refugee-hosting regions, and navigate the ambiguous politics of refugee pr…
 
Benjamin Netanyahu's 12-year run as Israel's prime minister ended Sunday as parliament voted in a new government by a nail-biting 60-59 margin. Former defense secretary and tech billionaire Naftali Bennett will replace Netanyahu. For more on what this means for Israel and the world at large, NPR's Deb Amos joins us from Jerusalem. PBS NewsHour is s…
 
President Biden flew to Brussels for the NATO summit after wrapping up the G-7 in the UK. At a news conference Sunday, he talked about the G-7's plan to donate a billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines globally and an agreement amongst the nations to hold China accountable for human rights violations and some trade practices. NewsHour's Yamiche Alcindor…
 
Principal Research Scientist for Human Behavior at Forcepoint, Margaret Cunningham shares her story of how she landed in cybersecurity. With a background in psychology and counseling and not feeling that one-on-one counseling was her thing, Margaret had a transformational moment in her PhD program in applied experimental technology when she realize…
 
Guest Adam Tagert is a Science of Security (SoS) Researcher in the National Security Agency Research Directorate. The National Security Agency (NSA) sponsors the Science of Security (SoS) Initiative for the promotion of a foundational cybersecurity science that is needed to mature the cybersecurity discipline and to underpin advances in cyberdefens…
 
President Biden joined leaders of the world's top economic democratic nations Friday for the start of the three-day G-7 meeting in southwest England. On the agenda are global taxes, trade and the fight to end the COVID-19 pandemic. White House Correspondent Yamiche Alcindor, who is traveling with the president, joins Judy Woodruff from Plymouth, En…
 
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