Getting Africa’s Youth a Seat at the Table in Politics

Reuters photo

 

By

Femi Tunde Okunlola

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the former Iranian president became the subject of controversy after announcing his intention to run for office in April, 2017; for the third time. Continue reading “Getting Africa’s Youth a Seat at the Table in Politics”

Silent Crime

By

Ricardo Swire

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) describes human trafficking as “an act of recruiting, transporting, transferring, harboring or receiving a person through use of force, coercion or other means for the purpose of exploiting them.” Continue reading “Silent Crime”

Australian free speech defenders silent on the issue of Palestine

AFP photo

 

By

Rupen Savoulian

A few months ago, we wrote about the issue of free speech, and specifically the Australian politicians who were most zealous in their desire to defend this noble ideal. Several ultra-right wing political figures, Murdoch media commentators and free-market fundamentalist fanatics took up the cause of free speech when demanding the repeal of Section 18C, the provision of the Racial Discrimination Act that outlaws racially-motivated hate speech.

Continue reading “Australian free speech defenders silent on the issue of Palestine”

The emergence of India as a Super Power by 2025

Reuters photo

 

By

Ratnesh Dwivedi

The Republic of India is considered one of the possible emerging superpowers of the world. This potential is attributed to several indicators, the primary ones being its demographic trends, a rapidly expanding economy and by GDP India became the world’s fastest growing economy in 2015 with 7.3% GDP rate. Continue reading “The emergence of India as a Super Power by 2025”