Socialism Is Inherently Evil, Says Justin Haskins of the Heartland Institute

Socialism is inseparable from tyranny, and even if it were to work economically it would still be evil by nature, according to Justin Haskins with the Stopping Socialism Project at the Heartland Institute. Haskins is the author of “Socialism Is Evil,” and as the book’s name suggests, he explains the moral problems that socialism unavoidably brings More...

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By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

Engineered in Africa: ‘We knew the talent was there’

Christina Sass (left) with Andela employees Christina Sass learned at an early age to spot talent in new places. She went on to found Andela, a firm that recruits software engineers in Africa. One autumn, at the More...

By new On Monday, August 5th, 2019

Ebola vaccine: Why is a new jab so controversial?

A debate is raging over proposals that a second vaccine be introduced to fight Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo, currently in the grip of its worst outbreak. The DR Congo Health Minister, Dr Oly Ilunga, who More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

El Chapo: How Mexico’s drug kingpin fell victim to his own legend

Caked in filth, the world’s most powerful drug baron hauled himself from a manhole. For Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, whose feats of escapology were matched only by his drug-smuggling acumen, it was a trademark More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, July 29th, 2019

Zimbabwe descends into darkness

In our series of letters from African writers, journalist-turned-barrister Brian Hungwe says many people in Zimbabwe are struggling to cope with long power blackouts as the country’s financial crisis worsens and More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, July 26th, 2019

The puzzling ‘mass migration’ of Ugandans to India

The latest census data on migration to India says the number of people from Uganda living in India has risen rapidly, by tens of thousands of people. Migration expert Chinmay Tumbe explains why this is likely to More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, July 26th, 2019

Xinjiang, a good place in China

At 70, China is calling many shots accross the world By Zhou Pingjian Xinjiang is one of the five ethnic autonomous regions in China which covers an area of about one sixth of the entire country with a population More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, July 25th, 2019

The horrific consequences of rubber’s toxic past

The black-and-white photograph shows a man, perched on the edge of a wooden deck, looking down at two objects. At first, you can’t take in what they are. In the background are palm trees. Two other men stare grimly More...

By new On Wednesday, July 24th, 2019

The Kenyan rising star singing about life in Trump’s America

Modest and quietly spoken but with a penchant for the nattiest threads this side of the Tana River, JS Ondara has, in the space of several years, moved to America, taught himself how to play guitar, released an More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

Sudan crisis: The ruthless mercenaries who run the country for gold

The Rapid Support Forces (RSF) have been accused of widespread abuses in Sudan, including the 3 June massacre in which more than 120 people were reportedly killed, with many of the dead dumped in the River Nile. More...