the world economy at large

New media
The Economist takes a look at the relevance of blogs and other new media in the world today.

Oil wars
There’s a war of words between oil companies and car manufacturers over who is less greedy. Here, in a third world country overrun by small-engined, used Toyota cars, I have to side with car companies.

Wrong kind of exports
Kenyan should be processing and adding value to her products and not celebrate the export of rawlivestock and fish.

On the other hand, exporting Mercedes and BMW cars to America tends to violate the spirit of the AGOA partnership.