A newly opened railway line in East Africa was funded by Chinese banks and constructed by Chinese companies. That project and other China-backed railways in Africa may be evidence that China’s global aspirations are growing while the US's are shrinking.
This week's Global Glance looks at Africa’s amazing HeroRATS; why Djibouti is the most important African nation you’ve never heard of; and Africa’s 2016 economic outlook.
In this week's Global Glance we look at a Spanish case that may force a company to bottle Coke against its will, cracking down on illicit financial flows from Africa, and a travel jacket company that received $9 million in Kickstarter Funding.
In this week's Global Glance, we look at the lasting effects of Japan’s 2011 tsunami, Starbucks’ expansion into sub-Saharan Africa, and a great Instagram account from a Turkish photographer.