Cash is replacing other forms of aid, even in conflict zones

IN 2011 WAR and drought plunged Somalia into famine. Aid was held at the border, for fear of it being stolen. A few NGOs decided to try something different: giving people cash instead of bringing in sacks of food. They used hawala networks—a traditional Muslim form of money transfer—to get cash to aid workers, who […]

Here are the 3 missing features that keep Apple’s new iPad Pro from really replacing a laptop (AAPL)

Stephanie Keith/Getty Images Apple’s latest iPads still aren’t a good substitute for a old-fashioned laptop, no matter how much the company keeps promoting them as the next stage in computers. Unveiled at the company’s press event in New York on Tuesday, the company’s newest iPad Pro tablets have super-fast new processors, large and beautiful displays, […]

James Bond: Henry Cavill’s odds SLASHED on replacing Daniel Craig after ‘Superman exit’

Yesterday claims spread that Cavill’s time as Superman may be coming to an end, as part of attempts to revitalise the struggling DCEU. Despite doubts this morning that his exit is set in stone, it’s been announced that his odds of playing 007 have been slashed by bookies. Cavill was already a mid-level contender for […]

Kimi Raikkonen: Why is he leaving Ferrari? Is he staying in F1? Who is replacing him?

Kimi Raikkonen is leaving Ferrari at the end of the season (Image: GETTY) Former world champion Raikkonen will call time on his five-year spell with the Prancing Horse once the season reaches its conclusion. The Finn is one of the longest serving members of the current crop of F1 drivers and was the last man […]

Mamma Mia 2 songs help soundtrack album hit number one AGAIN – replacing Ariana Grande

In its seventh week on release, the album has hopped back up one spot to reclaim the throne. This means it replaces Ariana Grande’s Sweetener, which had hit the summit last week. Mamma Mia 2’s soundtrack had initially debuted in the Top 5 before the film hit cinemas, and then rapidly ascended to Number One […]

Dana Delany Joins CBS Drama The Code in Recast, Replacing Mira Sorvino

CBS will see Dana Delany in court. The former Body of Proof star is joining the cast of legal drama series The Code, replacing Mira Sorvino, our sister site Deadline reports. Premiering midseason, The Code finds some of the brightest minds in the military tackling some of the country’s most difficult challenges, both in and out […]

Star Wars Last Jedi backlash: George Lucas replacing Kathleen Kennedy to FIX Episode 9?

Can George Lucas and JJ Abrams “fix” Star Wars? The Last Jedi took a huge $ 1.3billion at the global box office and yet it was far short of The Force Awakens’ $ 2billion and also divided fans like never before. A vocal section was so unhappy with Rian Johnson and Kathleen Kennedy’s vision they […]

United Is Finally Replacing Those Cheap Blue Plastic Cups

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