Category: Development

Immigration reform

Over the last few weeks, political parties have started to take policy positions on certain matters that will form part of their election campaigns. One key thread that has come about across all parties is immigration and its impact on the economy and jobs. This is…

Is the ICC discrediting itself?

Last week the International Criminal Court (ICC) acquitted Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé from all charges of crimes against humanity allegedly committed in Côte d’Ivoire in 2010/ 2011, a devastating blow to the victims and prosecution witnesses.  It has given the Court’s critics ammunition to…

New beginnings to an old partnership

The India South Africa partnership is progressive and forward looking. 2018 represented the 25th year of the establishment of diplomatic relations and has been special indeed through a multiplicity of high-level visits from India to South Africa. The high point was a very warm meeting…

The Untold Story of Somalia

Civil war, War Lords and Famine. Three words that have become synonymous with Somalia. The country once labelled as the Switzerland of Africa has now become one of the most tragic stories of humanity but also, of humanities ability to rebuild itself. Somalia is a…