International anti-corruption: On the front page vs. under the radar

Anti-corruption will make international headlines in 2021, not just with the odd scandal but also due to the UN General Assembly convening...

When diplomacy becomes appeasement – a view from Canada

Leading up to the recent vote on non-permanent members to the UN Security Council, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talked with Rwandan President...
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Africa-China Relations during the COVID Pandemic

The political effects of the current COVID pandemic have been seen in multiple areas of global relations. The case of China’s foreign...

How fighting fake news hurts free speech

Governments across the world are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Alongside the mountain of related challenges, fake news has become a source...

China, Taiwan and Africa: The case of Somaliland

In August 2020, media outlets began reporting on the development of negotiations held between President Muse Bihi Abdi of Somaliland and a...