24 June 2022
WTO exceeds expectations

WTO exceeds expectations


Such is the fractured nature of multilateralism that when multilateral bodies meet, expectations are low for concrete outcomes to emerge. Therefore, h...
17 June 2022
A Commonwealth for the 21st Century

A Commonwealth for the 21st Century


The long delayed (on account of COVID-19) Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), 2022 takes place 20-25 June 2022, in Kigali, Rwanda. Accor...
10 June 2022
Moment of Truth for the World Trade Organization

Moment of Truth for the World Trade Organization


THIS WEEKEND,Trade Ministers of the 164 Members of the World Trade Organization (WTO),will gather in Geneva, Switzerland, for the 12th Session of the...
03 June 2022
Spotlight on Summit of the Americas

Spotlight on Summit of the Americas


The United States (US), will host the ninth summit of the Americas from 6–10 June 2022, with the objective of building a sustainable, resilient, and...
27 May 2022
Liberal order faces a stress test

Liberal order faces a stress test


THE World Economic Forum (WEF) started its annual maeeting on 23 May, 2022 in Davos, a small ski town high in the Swiss alps. The WEF espouses values ...
20 May 2022
Diffusion of Responsibility

Diffusion of Responsibility


DIFFUSION of responsibility, otherwise known as the bystander effect, occurs when people fail to act, instead expecting that someone else will do wha...
13 May 2022
Pressure can burst a pipe or make a diamond

Pressure can burst a pipe or make a diamond


“Pressure made the diamond,” entertainer Diana Ross said in 1971. “And pressure busts pipes, you know,” San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman ...
06 May 2022
A New World of Work

A New World of Work


International Workers’ Day, better known as May Day or Labour Day, is observed yearly on 1st May. The history of May Day goes back over 160 years ag...
29 April 2022
Adapting to Scarcity

Adapting to Scarcity


Billionaire, Elon Musk’s bid to take over the popular social network – Twitter, dominated the international news cycle this week, providing some m...
22 April 2022
Moment of Truth for the United Nations

Moment of Truth for the United Nations


When the United Nations (UN) was founded in 1945 after World War II, its members made a commitment to maintaining international peace and security, de...