Africa’s dream of feeding China hits hard reality

Africa’s dream of feeding China hits hard reality

China aims to boost trade with Africa to help cut deficits African agricultural producers pushing for access to China Even with trade deals, protracted approvals hinder exports THIKA, Kenya, June 28 (Reuters) – Watching workers poke avocados from the treetops in an orchard owned by Kenyan agriculture firm Kakuzi, managing director Chris Flowers revels in … Read more

Tropical storm warnings up for southernmost Lesser Antilles ahead of Potential Tropical Cyclone 2 » Yale Climate Connections

Tropical storm warnings up for southernmost Lesser Antilles ahead of Potential Tropical Cyclone 2 » Yale Climate Connections

Tropical storm warnings have been hoisted for Trinidad, Tobago, and Grenada and its dependencies as of 5 pm EDT Monday, in advance of a slow-developing disturbance designated Potential Tropical Cyclone 2 by the National Hurricane Center. Moving west-northwest about 18 mph, PTC 2 is expected to cross the southernmost Lesser Antilles early Wednesday as a … Read more

Serena Williams is back, Swiatek opens Center Court

Serena Williams is back, Swiatek opens Center Court

Long before the challenges of professional tennis revealed mental health as a leading issue, Serena Williams understood the value of taking the occasional sabbatical. “There’s oftentimes that I think subconsciously I’d take breaks,” she said in her pre-tournament press conference at Wimbledon. “I never played as much as the next player throughout my whole career. … Read more

Biden set to arrive at NATO summit that could help determine the next phase of war in Ukraine

Biden set to arrive at NATO summit that could help determine the next phase of war in Ukraine

Madrid CNN — President Joe Biden arrives in Spain on Tuesday for a NATO summit expected to significantly bolster the alliance’s defense posture along its eastern edge, including ramping up troop levels and positioning heavy equipment, as Western leaders considerate the next phase of the war in Ukraine. The announcements expected over the course of … Read more

LA Lakers’ Top Trade and Free-agency Targets After Kyrie Irving Picks Up Nets Option | Bleacher Report

LA Lakers’ Top Trade and Free-agency Targets After Kyrie Irving Picks Up Nets Option |  Bleacher Report

0 of 5 Mike Stobe/Getty Images The NBA offseason is less than two weeks old, and we’ve already witnessed the birth and (likely) death of a “Kyrie Irving to the Los Angeles Lakers” rumor. On draft day, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and The Athletic’s Shams Charania both reported on Irving’s potential departure from the Brooklyn Nets. … Read more