Category : Global Focus


Civil-Military Imbalance in the Sahel

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May 28th, 2021

By Nina Wilén In less than a year, the Sahel region has experienced two coups, one coup attempt and something that now looks like a ‘coup within a coup’, firmly putting civil-military relations at the top of the agenda for understanding the current context of power competition between political and military elites. In democratic states, […]

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RUSSIA’S GROWING INFLUENCE IN AFRICA & ITS IMPLICATIONS.

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May 13th, 2021

By Rugaba John Paul and Allawi Ssemanda. During Vladimir Putin’s state of nation address in April, he warned the west that there would be severe consequences if the west had crossed Russia’s red line. This statement not only proved the narrative of a new 21st century cold war, but also showed the confidence of the […]

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Why Chinese system can offer more choices than Western democracy.

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May 11th, 2021

By Martin Jacques. Nowhere is the difference between China and the West more evident than in their systems of governance. Since 1945 the typical form of Western governance has been universal suffrage and a multi-party system. This has been the West’s main calling card for over 70 years. It believes that every country – most certainly […]

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A Century of Progress: CPC’s Success Story and the Rise of China Have Positively Impacted Africa.

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April 26th, 2021

As China’s ruling party – the Communist Party of China (CPC) celebrates her 100th birthday, from its very humble background, in almost all fronts, CPC now stands firm and taller after seeing China through a remarkable Century of unquestionable progress. After 72 years of steady leadership, CPC guided China to move from a poor, and […]

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Global Democracy has a Very Bad Year.

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February 25th, 2021

  Report by The Economist Global democracy continued its decline in 2020, according to the latest edition of the Democracy Index from our sister company, The Economist Intelligence Unit. The annual survey, which rates the state of democracy across 167 countries based on five measures—electoral process and pluralism, the functioning of government, political participation, democratic political culture and […]

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Covid vaccines: Russia, China, India…Who is supplying Africa?

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January 29th, 2021

By Marie Toulemonde, The Africa Report.  Covid vaccination campaigns have kicked off across the globe. But while many developed countries are busy inoculating their populations, the continent is grappling with growing bilateral agreements with foreign laboratories and mobilising its health professionals. Western countries, perhaps hit harder by the virus, but above all richer, are creating […]

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Ethiopia Has Launched Its Second Satellite, ET-SMART-RSS

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December 24th, 2020

A few hours ago, the maiden flight of the Long March 8 was launched from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site. One of the payloads on the rocket is Ethiopia’s second satellite, ET-SMART-RSS. Other payloads include Apocalypse constellation and Zhixing-1A. ET-SMART-RSS, initially scheduled for October 2020 was postponed to 20 December. Due to unfavourable weather condition, the satellite […]

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Belgium earmarks 4 million Euro on Coronavirus vaccines for Developing Countries.

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December 22nd, 2020

By Allawi Ssemanda. Belgium has announced four million euro (about 17,843,735,168.00 Ugx) for COVAX program. COVAX is a global initiative that brings together governments and pharmaceutical companies with aim of ensuring that Covid-19 vaccines are available and accessible to all those in need especially in developing countries. Presently, all approved and available vaccines have been […]

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China has promised millions of coronavirus vaccines to countries globally. And it is ready to deliver them.

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December 2nd, 2020

By David Culver and Nectar Gan. Inside a gray warehouse at the Shenzhen International Airport in southern China, a row of white chambers sits in a cordoned-off corner, each fitted with a display screen showing the customised temperature inside. A security worker in face mask, surgical gown and rubber gloves stands guard. Anyone entering this […]

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Biden Can Redefine U.S-China Policy; But he Must Avoid Doubling Down Trump’s Predominance in Asia.

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November 20th, 2020

Analysis by Allawi Ssemanda and Aziz Kalisa. Vice President Joe Biden talks with Chinese Vice President Xi and former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger during a luncheon at the State Department, in Washington, DC, February 14, 2012. Curtesy Photo. For a number of years, United Sates of America (U.S) and China relations has been worsening. […]

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