Category : Global Focus


Why President Xi’s six-point Global Development Initiative to world leaders will bring global peace

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September 24th, 2021

By Allawi Ssemanda. Noting that the world was faced with unprecedented historic challenges partly occasioned by Covid-19 pandemic, in order the world to make a comeback, Chinese president Xi Jinping proposed to the Global leaders attending United Nations General Assembly’s 76th session what he described as Global Development Initiative listing six key areas. Firstly, president […]

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Universal efforts and science will help end Covid-19 Pandemic.

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July 31st, 2021

By Allawi Ssemanda. Covid-19 pandemic which has forced almost entire world to embrace unprecedented measures such as lockdowns and encouraging social distancing is arguably the world’s worst pandemic in our modern history. Counting the cost occasioned by this pandemic sofa, from human loss to economic, social and psychological impact, the loss is overwhelming. 4.16 million […]

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The Miami-Haiti Connection: Another mercenary, another day.

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July 21st, 2021

By Kelley Beaucar Vlahos Emerging details suggest that President Moïse’s assassins were Colombians hired by a security firm in Florida. Sound familiar? This weekend we found out that the Colombian men arrested in connection with the assassination of Haitian president Jovenal Moïse may have been hired by a Florida private security company with Venezuelan connections. Furthermore, they […]

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Controlling Covid-19 and its Origin: A Tale of Two cities.

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July 12th, 2021

By Allawi Ssemanda and Shemei Ndawula   “It was the best of times; it was the worst of times” a phrase from the Victorian dystopian novels ‘A Tale of Two Cities’ by Charles Dickens. This phrase can also be seen to apply to the two largest economies in the world in the wake of the […]

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Politicizing Covid-19 on global stage is very dangerous.

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July 9th, 2021

By Allawi Ssemanda. In 1907, then United Kingdom’s ambassador to the United States of America (US), Lord Bryce is quoted to have observed; “The subject of foreign policy in the United States is like the subject of snakes in Ireland. There are no snakes in Ireland.” This statement has been described by several foreign policy […]

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Strengthening Cooperation Among Political Parties to Jointly Pursue the People’s Wellbeing

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July 7th, 2021

Keynote Address by H.E. Xi Jinping General Secretary of the Central Committee of The Communist Party of China And President of the People’s Republic of China At the CPC and World Political Parties Summit Beijing, 6 July 2021. Your Excellencies leaders of political parties, Ladies and Gentlemen, Friends, It gives me great pleasure to join […]

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Speech at a Ceremony Marking the Centenary of the Communist Party of China

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July 1st, 2021

July 1, 2021 Xi Jinping Comrades and friends, Today, the first of July, is a great and solemn day in the history of both the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the Chinese nation. We gather here to join all Party members and Chinese people of all ethnic groups around the country in celebrating the […]

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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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