Research

United States pushes regime-change in Venezuela

United States pushes regime-change in Venezuela

In its simplest sense, sovereignty is the principle of independent and autonomous power within a state, specifically as it relates to other states. Some pundits have advanced the belief that globalization has weakened and perhaps even destroyed the distinction between...

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Can Blockchain aid in the fight against corruption?

Can Blockchain aid in the fight against corruption?

Corruption undermines our developmental agenda. It diverts much needed resources away from key departments and the provision of essential services. Its effect could further exacerbate inequality and erode public trust in both government and the leaders elected to...

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Win-Win outcomes at FOCAC

Win-Win outcomes at FOCAC

The Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) concluded its seventh summit in Beijing on Tuesday, 4th September 2018. The vast majority of Africa’s fifty five countries sent their top leaders to the summit, with the exception of six countries, all of whom sent a...

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China’s building brics in South Africa

China’s building brics in South Africa

Engulfed in the euphoria of securing additional investment from South Africa’s biggest trading partner, a buoyant South Africa President, Cyril Ramaphosa opened the 10th BRICS Summit alongside Chinese President Xi Jinping. Jinping subsequently announced China’s...

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Decolonised research a priority for the Global South

Decolonised research a priority for the Global South

What inspires a conversation about decolonized research? For some, it is an undertaking of overt engagement on the complexities of “re-imagining” the Global South, the myriad of experiences that shape peoples lives and the task of ‘re-thinking” our knowledge systems...

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