Thursday, June 30, 2022
A group of U.S. House lawmakers introduced a resolution on Tuesday, World Press Freedom Day, which named countries including China, Russia and Belarus as nations that committed “repressive and brutal actions” against journalists. China is “one of the worst media environments in the world and seeks to curtail political speech inside and...
South Africa is celebrating a momentous 28-year democracy this year - a period that has been characterised by steady economic, political and social freedom, having first marked it in April 27, 1994. The theme for the occasion: ‘Consolidate our Democratic Gains’, is a charge to the country’s people to seriously...
Every year, on April 27, South Africa celebrates Freedom Day to remember a momentous date, April 27, 1994, in its history, when its nationals of all races - black, white, Asian and colored - participated in the first democratic election that ended the reign of the racially repressive apartheid...
Under the auspices of the President of the Russian Federation, the popular St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) comes off this mid-June 2022 for members of the Russian and global business community to meet and discuss the key economic issues facing Russia, emerging markets, and the world as a whole. Over the last 24 years, it has...
Russia’s unprovoked war against Ukraine has accelerated the division of the world into two blocs - one comprising the world’s democracies, and the other its autocracies. This, in turn, has exposed the risks inherent in economic interdependence among countries with clashing ideologies and security interests. And although the coming...
The success of any country is dependent on the collective behaviour of the nation. Generally, the people's work commitment, attitude, and hard work help determine their financial profile. However, it’s difficult to determine what should be the direction of efforts. Here we present a secret recipe for leading Africa to...
An extraordinary meeting of the ECOWAS Commission has ended in Accra with heads of states giving extended timelines to the coup countries of Mali, Burkina Faso and Guinea to initiate processes towards the return to democratic and constitutional rule. According to the Commission, states that may fail to comply with...
Football is one of the most beloved sports throughout the world. This game carries fans more than any other game worldwide. There are an estimated 3.5 billion soccer fans around the globe, making soccer the top sport globally. Cricket, hockey and Tennis stand second, third, and fourth respectively. The beauty...
Amidst current protests triggered by political skulduggery, the economic mismanagement by the incumbent governments in Sri Lanka and Pakistan is the less-talked, but real, Chinese “Debt Trap.” The crises are undoubtedly fed by politicians trying to enrich themselves while sticking to power. But they get short term support from Chinese...
King Mohammed VI of Morocco and President of the Spanish Government, Mr. Pedro Sánchez, have solidified their relationship following a phone conversation to set the pace for implementation of partnership agreements on all issues of common interest. The ministers and other officials of both countries have therefore been tasked to...
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