Monthly Archives: October 2015

Elections in Egypt

“We don’t know anything about these candidates so I’m not going to give my vote to someone who doesn’t deserve it”,  19 year old Michael Bassili from Alexandria. Egypt has just completed its first round of parliamentary elections since the … Continue reading

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All’s Not Smooth Sailing Along China’s Maritime Silk Route

Perhaps the most interesting aspect of China’s Rise over the past decade has been its diplomatic setbacks in the region it needs to consolidate first before setting its sights further abroad. The might of the PRC has not been lost … Continue reading

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Crisis in Congo-Brazzaville

The Republic of Congo’s President Denis Sassou Nguesso is pushing for a constitutional reform allowing him to stand for a possible third term by running in elections scheduled for August 2016. He has ruled the country for over three decades … Continue reading

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