How bad governance unites both ends of the Mediterranean
South of Ciudad Real in Central Spain lies a brand new airport with one of the longest runways in Europe, state of the art facilities and a capacity of 10 million passengers a year. Its only problem is that it is closed. The airport ceased operations in April 2012, less […]
Does Uganda’s Government Care About Climate Change?
This post was produced for the Global Economic Symposium 2013 to accompany a session on “Cooperation Game – Preventing a Climate Catastrophe.” Read more at http://blog.global-economic-symposium.org. The warming earth poses numerous challenges for Uganda. In some parts of the East African nation, crops have dried up, animals are under stress from severe […]
Conflict in Mali – The Economic Destabilization of Foreign Aid.
Sunday, July 28 marks a long anticipated, highly contended and extremely complex event: the Western African nation – Mali will hold the first round of elections 16 months after the military Coup which overthrew democratically elected President Amadou Toumani Toure (ATT) in March 2012. The awaited elections are marked with […]
Living in India with the European Crisis!
Whenever I switch on my television or flip through a current affairs magazine, news of the devaluation of the rupee is the inevitable main topic, alongside news of the euro crisis. The euro crisis has shaken us and has made us wonder that if a powerful and unified economy […]
The Egyptian Revolution: A Love Affair Gone Wrong
Egypt’s revolution –glorious, as it may be – has ruined our chances for healthy relationships, in my honest opinion. Let me tell you why. During, and in the aftermath of the 25 January revolution which called for bread, freedom and social justice, and demanded the ouster of three-decade dictator Hosni […]