Chinese peacekeepers Boast South Sudan’s police with supplies to fight COVID-19.

Central Equatoria, South Sudan The Chinese peacekeepers have donated supplies to help South Sudan’s Central Equatoria regional police to contain COVID-19. According to information posted on Chinese embassy in South Sudan, Chinese UN police (UNPOL) serving in the United Nations Read More …

Politics of Pandemic: How Zimbabwe is Using Covid-19 to Stifle Human Rights.

Harare, Zimbabwe. Arguably, no country has not been affected by the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus pandemic. But for Zimbabwe, many believe Covid-19 presented an opportunity for authoritarian regime to use Coronavirus measures and entrench itself while grossly violating fundamental Read More …

Sickening thy neighbour: Export restraints on medical supplies during a pandemic

By Simon Evenett Given the centrality of China to many international supply chains, there is considerable interest in the impact of COVID-19 on global trade flows. And a troubling trade policy dimension is now coming to light. This column reports on and assesses a finding Read More …