[ANALYSIS] A Brief History of Rwanda: Understanding the UK-Rwanda Partnership Through a Historical Lens

This analysis introduces a brief history of Rwanda, in the belief that knowledge about a state’s past helps to elucidates its present. The article concludes with an analysis of the UK-Rwanda partnership in this historical context, asking whether this is a partnership that will really benefit Rwanda.

Are Economic Sanctions Effective To Stop North Korea’s Nuclear Activity?

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea has not ceased its nuclear activity since its first testing in 2006. Since then, the United Nations Security Council has drafted multiple sanctions to prevent North Korea from testing its nuclear arsenal. This article debates whether international intervention can be effective or not in stopping North Korea’s nuclear activity.

EU Mutual Defense: Which Challenges Are Ahead?

The current security challenges that the European Union is facing in light of the war in Ukraine oblige it to rethink its definitions of security and defence. Often ignored in these debates is the fact that the EU has an own mutual defence tool at its disposal, similar to the one established through NATO.

Cargo Ships Pollution Impact on Environment and Human Health

The great pollution from cargo ships ruins the marine environment and causes death; more attention is now paid to the damage caused by the transport of goods, by searching for alternative ways to make travel more sustainable.

LGBTQ+ Persecution in Nigeria

LGBTQ+ individuals face numerous challenges all over the world, however, it must be said that these challenges are more acute in Nigeria. While other countries on the continent, such as Cape Verde and South Africa have taken steps towards the inclusion of the LGBTQ+ community, Nigeria has done the opposite.

South Africa: First Sub-Saharan Country to Implement a Sugar Tax

South Africa’s health department is facing a huge amount of comorbidity which has led to the government implementing a Health Promotion Levy. Not only does this benefit the health department but it simultaneously benefits the economic well-being of the country.

What Is Deforestation and How to Financially Fight It

The sad situation of the Amazon rainforest, from the green lung of the planet to a source of pollution due to deforestation. Let’s see how banks and hedge funds can stop its destruction before it’s too late.

The Newest U.S. Strategy to Tame Inflation

Inflation is a side of the coin all economic operators try to manage and leverage to their advantage. This matter becomes particularly pressing when you are the President of one of the strongest economical forces in the world. However, there are situations not even the most skilled economists can foresee, and drastic measures might need to be put in place to prevent greater damage.