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NEWS ANALYSIS  Ethiopia is the latest government to hijack the business of fact checking, imitating the work of independent media and repurposing it for government propaganda while in the middle of a conflict.  One example: On 20 November, more than two weeks after the conflict in Ethiopia began, the African Union chair announced a three-person...
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As some start to wonder about a post-Bretton Woods economic system, macro analyst Luke Gromen explains how that post-World War II system came to be. One of the most significant macroeconomic questions facing the world is what the future of the global reserve system, dominated for the last 80 years by the U.S. dollar, holds. ...
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This year’s Greening the Future finalists and winners give us something real to celebrate after a long and turbulent year – and they ensure that we have something to look forward to.  “After Covid-19, it does seem like 2020 is a really dark time for us, and this planet,” says Sipho Kings, acting editor-in-chief at...
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Satoshi Nakamoto intended bitcoin to be used for online payments. But it never caught on as a mainstream payments option. The main hurdle to widespread adoption of bitcoin-as-cash is its wild, and potentially lucrative, price changes. This roller coaster-problem isn’t going to disappear. Which means the only way for bitcoin payments to ever go mainstream...
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COMMENT Internet search giant Google recently announced plans to launch its own learning platform.  Dubbed “career certificates”, Google’s collection of courses is aimed at helping learners to obtain qualifications in high-paying, high-growth job fields without attending university.  Google’s courses take about six months to complete, and cost a fraction of traditional university courses.  This development,...
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Since the formal introduction of Ethereum in 2014, the network has exploded with products that allow users to transact directly with one another, without relying on a third party. One of the most common use cases is that of a decentralized exchange (DEX), an idea that dates back to Vitalik Buterin’s unveiling of Ethereum in...
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It might be part of every job in crypto to anticipate and react to fast-moving developments that seemingly change the industry’s direction overnight.  And apparently not even Changpeng “CZ” Zhao, the high-profile leader of Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, is immune to the industry’s capricious shifts.  In a video interview with CoinDesk’s Muyao Shen, Zhao acknowledged...
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Right of reply to How to whitewash colonial pain and trauma, Mail & Guardian 24 September Just a stone’s throw away from the bustling Cape Town CBD lies a largely barren and vacant piece of well-located privately-owned land at the River Club, Observatory. Currently, the River Club land is closed to the public and accessible...
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ON THE ROAD Humans have never been good at predicting the future. Science fiction from the last millennium is littered with flying cars, giant holograms and time travel. Despite the significant technological advancements that we have made, we’ve grown a little disillusioned as to whether some of the more fantastical creations will ever make an...
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SPONSORED The Covid-19 pandemic has changed our relationship with the workplace forever — and it could be the catalyst for a new generation of technology-enabled office buildings that focus on convenience, accessibility and personal safety. While most businesses have been looking at ways of technologically optimising their offices and workspaces for some time now, the...
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