Africa

The Africa News section lists all articles about the latest news and analysis from Africa



Is South Africa Ceasing to be a Rainbow Nation? The Malaysian And Singaporean Examples Are nn Instructive Case Study

A rainbow nation or a sectarian nation? South Africa’s former Apartheid regime was not a sectarian nation but rather a systematic socio-political system which effectively led to the presence of several nations built up on top of one another in a hierarchical fashion, all within the confines of a single […]



We Are All Globalists Now: The Question is – Are We Western Neo-Liberal Globalists or Chinese Win-Win Globalists?

The term “globalism” means many different things to many different people. The definitions vary as much due to cultural factors as ideological ones. When the word first appeared in the common vernacular it tended to have universally positive connotations which referred to the power of technology and the confluence of […]




When China Eliminates Poverty in 2020, Beijing Will Have Proved That the Developing World Doesn’t Need US “Aid”

Chinese President Xi Jinping has addressed the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) regarding his drive to eliminate remaining pockets of poverty in the country by the end of 2020. This is a key pillar in Xi’s goal to transform China into a “moderately prosperous society” at […]


Russia’s Advancing Multipolarity In Africa Through Mozambique

Russia’s strategic reengagement with Mozambique will strengthen multipolarity in Africa by providing a much-needed alternative to the US and China. The recently concluded Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) saw the signing of many major deals with large countries and companies, but it was the lesser-discussed ones with comparatively smaller […]


India is Holding Back the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation and BRICS

Yesterday, Chinese President Xi Jinping addressed the 13th meeting of Security Council Secretaries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in Beijing. During the meeting, President Xi stressed the importance of enhanced cooperation between SCO members in the fight against the “three evil forces” of extremism, separatism and terrorism. As one […]


As Liberalism Declines Across the World, the Death Penalty is Gaining Popularity Across Continents

The global decline in the popularity of liberalism in its various forms has led to a renewed debate on the restoration and expansion of the death penalty in countries where it has been abolished or severely restricted. The growing epidemic of child rape in India has led authorities to consider […]