The Diplomat Show Episode 1 | Laurent Amar

In the first episode of The Diplomat Show the host Steven Taylor is in conversation with the Consul General of France in Cape Town, Laurent Amar. Join us as we get to know about our Consul Generals and the work they do. Watch The Show every Mondays at 19:30hrs on

‘Economic terrorism’: New Sanction on Venezuela

Picture from Wired The United States Government has imposed new restrictions on Venezuela, blocking its government assets and threatening anyone dealing with the country, with secondary sanctions. This move has prompted an angry reaction from the Venezuelan Administration. These renewed sanctions target Venezuela’s government assets in the United States, as

The cost of the Hong Kong protests

Picture from Wall Street Journal As the protests in Hong Kong have continued to escalate, despite their primary cause – an extradition treaty bill with mainland China – already having died, it is speculated that these protests have a deep US backing, and are aimed at damaging the world’s opinion


A group of experts, including Moja Research Institutes’ Senior Researcher, Fazlin Fransman, discussed the US ban on Huawei and how it fits into the US trade war, security discourse and Trumps China strategy, on The Scope on  Indus News.

Government and opposition of Venezuela in Norway for talks

It has been reported that Senior members of both sides are holding exploratory discussions in Oslo amid power struggle between President Maduro and Juan Guaido.  Envoys from the Venezuelan government and the opposition are in Norway to hold talks on resolving the political impasse in the South American country. Members of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled