Philip Crowther meets Rahm Emanuel, Mayor of Chicago and Former White House Chief of Staff to President Obama. He explains why in his opinion Barack Obama must be re-elected as president in November. He also tells us about the city of Chicago and explains why he thinks it is a great place to live.
IMF conference in Dar es Salaam: Jeffrey Sachs, professor at Columbia University and director of the Earth Institute, is in Tanzania with FRANCE 24 to discuss the impact of the financial crisis on the developing world.
How will the developing world be hit by the global economic crisis? FRANCE 24 is in Tanzania where the International Monetary Fund is organizing an international conference to discuss the impact of the crisis in Africa.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that the world is in the grip of a "great recession" that could return millions to poverty and spark civil unrest. It expects global growth to fall below zero this year.
It's been a long struggle for Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi, and her work as a human rights attorney only gets tougher. Despite threats and intimidation, she continues working from inside Iran to promote justice and equality.