The fate of Ukraine still hangs in the balance. A mix of more weapons from NATO powers, noteworthy Ukrainian victories, and increased western ... diplomacy strengthen hopes for a negotiated settlement, yet the bombardment of missiles and the massive humanitarian crisis suggest a conflict that will further intensify before it cools down.
In the midst of an energy price explosion, Western Europe is eyeing an alternative to Russia : Nigeria. But Nigerian citizens are hardly benefiting ... from their status as one of the largest oil producers on the continent...
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The agreement between Rwanda and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) is a tale of two approaches. Broadly criticised ... in the UK as inhumane, it was initiated in Rwanda as a humanitarian response to the global migration crisis.
The invasion of Ukraine by Russia is a tragedy. Millions displaced and thousands dead in the space of a few weeks. Children being murdered in ... a war they have absolutely no stake in. Those who do survive, traumatised by the displacement of a war, will be trying to make sense of it for the rest of their lives. A tough ask.
In the mind’s eye of a handful of men in the autumn of their lives and brandishing weapons of mass destruction, our world is reverting into ... a grand conflict of spheres of influence. The signal is the biggest war in Europe for more than 70 years. The price is the destruction of thousands of lives and livelihoods in Europe, and lethal mayhem wrecking tens of millions of lives far beyond its borders.
We are far from achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) after establishing them seven years ago.
The OECD estimates that ... the SDG funding gap has mushroomed to $4.2trn annually from the $2.5trn estimated in 2019. Africa’s annual SDG funding gap alone is estimated to be over $200bn.
In the recent UN meeting held on the Russia-Ukraine war, Eritrea voted 'no' to the resolution that condemned the Russian invasion of Ukraine. ... The vote was surprising for many including those who claim they are experts on Eritrea. However, it was never newsworthy given it is pretty normal for Eritrea to always vote against all resolutions and decisions initiated by America and generally by the West.