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Gay Tourism: In or Out of Africa?

THERE are few more romantic vacations than an African safari: pursuing the Big Five, eating barbecue in the savannah as the sun sets, and falling asleep to the sounds of the wild.

This can be a lot less romantic, of course, if tumbling into your tent together can earn you a life sentence in jail.

Vorsprung, at Last

This article was published for The Economist Group. We have published an excerpt here. MUNICH, Germany – It’s been a busy year for Albert Kehrer. Besides running a consulting firm, he has been spending most of his time on a matter long neglected by German business: LGBT rights at work. Mr Kehrer is co-founder of a German non-profit, PROUT AT WORK.

From Post to Report: Economy and The Environment

Read the summary report of our six-month long journalism program on Economics and the Environment. The report collects 21 articles and six podcasts as a showcase of our young reporters’ journalistic work, including a special coverage of the World Resources Forum 2015 in Davos, Switzerland. Our team of professional editors and seven aspiring young reporters were based in Germany, Netherlands, Russia, Sweden, U.K. and U.S.

Online Work Has the Potential to Drive Social Revolution and Gender Equality

Advances in technology will cause a loss of more than 7 million jobs in the world’s biggest economies within the next five years, according to a World Economic Forum (WEF) report released to coincide with its annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. And because of their low participation in computer and engineering-related fields, women are expected to lose out the most.

Mobile Apps Disruption Reaches Mental Health Care

So much of the talks surrounding tech disruption deals with industry sectors and change in behavioral patterns—but can disruption change how we take care of our mental health? Health care disruption is a big issue on the Davos agenda this year. The technologies underpinning the fourth industrial revolution have countless implications for the automatisation and improvement of global health care practices. From robotic arms performing surgery to 3D-printed prosthetic limbs, the human body is becoming increasingly high-tech. Not as highlighted on the official Davos agenda is a less tangible issue—mental health.