Opinion

Watch Out for Europe, Not Just Trump, By Owei Lakemfa

The first far-right president in Europe in recent times, following in the footsteps of the xenophobic, racist and anti-Muslim Trump, may emerge as early as December 4. World attention is focused on the tantrums of Donald Trump, the American president-elect. From his vow to get America out of the Trans-Pacific…
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Guest Columns

British Politics 101: Take Nothing For Granted, By Owei Lakemfa

It is not surprising that Europe which claims to have given the world democracy and taught humanity democratic principles, finds it difficult to accept the result of a straight forward, free and fair referendum of the British people. This has been their reaction over the ages to decisions that do…
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Columns

Empire or Little England? Brexit Breaks the Myth of Globalisation, By Ogaga Ifowodo

The corrosive effects of Brexit are all too disturbingly clear. Farage is right: a new dawn is breaking on the world, but, it seems, of rabid nationalism, falling just short of fascism. Poor countries like ours must do all they can to stop their people from fleeing hunger, insecurity and…
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Guest Columns

Brexit as Backlash Against Globalisation, Through the Eyes of a Foreign Resident, By Zainab Usman

If Brexit is followed by a severe weakening or collapse of the , rising trade protectionism, the victory of Donald Trump and rising Protectionism and isolationism, these developments could would weaken prospects of international cooperation, vital to addressing pressing challenges of terrorism, climate change, migration, unfair trade practices, tax evasion…
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Opinion

UK Brexit Vote As Biggest Political Misjudgement In Recent History, By Oliver Owen

In the coming months and year, all of the skills of the UK’s dedicated civil servants will be needed to craft a solution which gives the British people what they need, rather than the inchoate and emotive situation they have demanded. Perhaps it will even be good if the period…
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