19 January 2021
From crisis to opportunity

From crisis to opportunity


GOOD NEWS SEEMS scarce now as the world continues to reel from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Vaccine candidates which were given emer...
12 January 2021
Profiles in Courage

Profiles in Courage


In 1956, then Senator John F. Kennedy, who eventually became President of the United States (US), was given credit for authoring a volume of short bio...
05 January 2021
The Bridge to Nowhere

The Bridge to Nowhere


I recently came across the story of the Choluteca Bridge. The Choluteca Bridge is a suspension bridge located in Choluteca, Honduras. It was first con...
15 December 2020
The Clock is Ticking on Brexit

The Clock is Ticking on Brexit


At the time of writing, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, had just hours prior, agreed to e...
The Clock is Ticking on Brexit

The Clock is Ticking on Brexit


At the time of writing, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, had just hours prior, agreed to e...
08 December 2020
The world needs strong regionalism

The world needs strong regionalism


Regionalism can be a building block for a better world. When there is cooperation within and across regions in areas such as trade, investment, the en...
01 December 2020
The UK’s Fork in the Road moment

The UK’s Fork in the Road moment


Circumstances appear to have conspired to place the United Kingdom (UK) in limbo on many fronts. Like the rest of the world, it is dealing with the gl...
24 November 2020
The Sun Rises in the East

The Sun Rises in the East


In geopolitics today, as it occurs in nature, the sun rises in the East. Here, I am specifically referring to the East-Asia region which is now one of...
17 November 2020
Is history repeating itself in Ethiopia?

Is history repeating itself in Ethiopia?


In 1994, the world stood by and did very little as ethnic conflict in Rwanda caused the killing of over 800,000 people, the majority of them innocent ...
10 November 2020
A week is a long time in politics

A week is a long time in politics


The quote “a week is a long time in politics” is often attributed to the former British Prime Minister Harold Wilson. Looking back at the past wee...