July 25, 2021

IMF / Comprehensive Surveillance Report, HQ Phased Reopening, Sudan

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Today, Thursday (May 20th) the IMF will release its Comprehensive Review Surveillance, which is considered one of its core activities in addition to lending capacity development and economic analysis. This review will better position the IMF to support the membership to help member countries and it reflects a great deal of consultation with them as […]

Sudan under al-Bashir: Long history of turmoil, conflicts

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From Daily Journal CAIRO — Street protests against Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir show no sign of abating. A growing number of his former allies are clamoring for his departure. None of his friends in the region are stepping up to help. One of the Mideast’s longest autocrats may be on the way out. But if […]

Gadget of the week

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10 incredible prosthetics made with 3D printers By Lyndsey Gilpin From Tech Republic Exo prosthetic leg This prosthetic was printed using titanium through selective laser sintering (SLS) technology. To customize it, the Behance team used FitSocket, a technology that was developed by the Biomechatronics lab at MIT that captures leg tissue properties to allow a […]

Sudanese woman on death row needs appeals court’s intervention to be released

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By Nicole Hensle From New York Daily News The husband of Meriam Yehya Ibrahim, 27, says only the court can reverse the decision to release his wife, despite conflicting news reports that she would be released by the Sudan government. The lawyers for Meriam Yehya Ibrahim Ishag are fighting a court ruling that she be […]

Volunteer rarely spends any time at home as he jets out to help countries in crisis

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From The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald WITH a private education in Bath and a law degree under your belt, you would expect to be flying off to the Caribbean or the Côte d’Azur, rather than South Sudan and Bangladesh. But the latter is where Ben Pickering has spent the past couple of years. His luggage […]