15 October 2021
One for the Team

One for the Team


In my final match as an under 15 cricketer, I had bowling figures of 10 overs, 39 runs and 6 wickets. One of the wickets was the result of a brilliant...
08 October 2021
Pandora’s Box

Pandora’s Box


A pandora’s box was opened earlier this week when the financial affairs of some of the most powerful political and business leaders in the world beg...
01 October 2021
Angela Merkel’s Legacy and Lessons from Germany

Angela Merkel’s Legacy and Lessons from Germany


After 16 years in power, Angela Merkel, outgoing Chancellor of Germany, is bringing the curtain down on a stellar career as a German, European and glo...
24 September 2021
China’s debt problem

China’s debt problem


There was a time when the phrase “when America sneezes, the world catches a cold” was quite common and certainly rang true. This simply meant that...
17 September 2021
Facts, misinformation and disinformation

Facts, misinformation and disinformation


WE LIVE IN an age of information. Since the beginning of human civilisation, the current generation has perhaps been the most fortunate as it relates ...
10 September 2021
Placing Caribbean-Africa relations on proper footing

Placing Caribbean-Africa relations on proper footing


The inaugural Caribbean Community (CARICOM)-Africa Summit was held virtually on 7th September 2021. The Summit was hosted by Kenya under the theme ...
03 September 2021
A Development Agenda for a World in Crisis

A Development Agenda for a World in Crisis


WE LIVE IN AN age of global pandemics, economic shocks, endless wars, a climate crisis, an environmental emergency, extreme income inequality and soc...
27 August 2021
The American Paradox

The American Paradox


POUND FOR POUND, America remains the world’s most powerful country. It has the most powerful military, the largest economy and massive amounts of s...
20 August 2021
Afghanistan is at an inflection point

Afghanistan is at an inflection point


The speed with which the Taliban returned to power in Afghanistan after the withdrawal of the bulk of American forces caught many by surprise, includi...
13 August 2021
Climate Change is not an Unstoppable Force

Climate Change is not an Unstoppable Force


THE NOVEL coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has imprinted itself on our consciousness to the extent that it makes it easy to forget that there are othe...