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Ebola: An Appraisal of the Global Response Efforts

  By Pius Kanyegambeta 14th October 2014 (Image from: Aug 7, 2014)   In a century where globalization and foreign aid are at the core of a lot of the developed nations’ foreign policies, the issue of inequality within the health systems between the West and developing nations is still prevalent. Although millions of […]

Egypt’s new President and Saudi Arabia

Egypt’s new president, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, received a visit from the Saudi King in Cairo, who personally congratulated him on his victory in the presidential elections of May, 2014. For the Saudi monarch, it was a symbol of the Kingdom’s success in turning back what he labelled the “strange chaos” of the revolutionary wave of […]

Geneva Interim Nuclear Deal and Saudi Arabia

The President of the United States, Barack Obama, visited Saudi Arabia last month to meet with the Saudi King anxious about the latest diplomatic developments vis-à-vis the Islamic Republic of Iran. Why is Obama’s visit to Saudi Arabia important for making analyses of the Kingdom’s stance in relation to its security within the region? The […]

Child Not Bride; Outrage over Under-Age Marriage in Nigeria

By Adedamola Nadi   July 2013 saw a wave of anger-fuelled protests across Nigeria and diaspora about the issue of child marriage in the country. The tag “childnotbride” swept across all social media platforms encouraging people to sign petitions in the bid to stop the Nigerian senate from legalizing child marriage. A petition which […]