Implications of COP26 for Africa After COVID-19

Implications of COP26 for Africa After COVID-19

The 26th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties, COP26, is in Glasgow, Scotland, from Oct. 31 to Nov. 12, 2021, comes at a time when Africa is not only at the brunt end of the vagaries of the weather but is still reeling from the debilitating impact of COVID-19. These […]

‘Hotel Rwanda’ Hero Jailed for Terrorism

‘Hotel Rwanda’ Hero Jailed for Terrorism

Paul Rusesabagina, a former hotelier, acclaimed for saving and sheltering more than 1,000 people at the Hotel des Mille Collines during the Rwanda genocide in 1994, was found guilty of terrorism in the Rwandan High Court and sentenced to 25 years in prison on Sept. 21, 2021. His incarceration has drawn mixed reactions, with many […]

Was Zapad 2021 a Convenient Excuse for Poland? [Video]

Was Zapad 2021 a Convenient Excuse for Poland? [Video]

The week-long Zapad (West) live military drills, held every four years by Russia, ended on Sept. 16, 2021, at Mulino in the Novgorod of Russia. The Multilateral β€˜Joint Strategic Exercise,’ held in Russia and Belarus, largely drew participation from the Commonwealth of Independent States (Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan) with India, Mongolia, and […]

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