September 27th, 2016
Episode 841 of 863 episodes
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton clash over tax and trade in the first presidential debate. Our regular commentator Irwin Stelzer, of the Hudson Institute in Washington, discusses what more the event tells us about the candidates' economic policies. Nigeria's government is promised a $4.5bn loan from the African Development Bank to invest in farming and power infrastructure. Dr Judith Tyson of the Overseas Development Institute explains the significance of the deal. There have been violent clashes in China between police and protesters over the collapse of a peer-to-peer lending company, as the BBC's Robin Brant reports from Shanghai. Plus we find out about a new airport that was supposed to bring tourists and money to the remote island of St Helena, which has been deemed unsafe for landings, perhaps indefinitely, owing to high winds.
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