Egypt’s unfortunate trajectory

April 10, 2023 Written by Jesse Moore As I've described before, Egypt could be doing better. The turbulence of Covid-19, the war in Ukraine's effect on food and energy prices, and the long-running mismanagement of the country all contribute to Cairo's woes. While the government secured a $3 billion IMF loan, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is courting... Continue Reading →

Kenya launches its first operational satellite

April 10, 2023 Written by Osetemega Iribiri On April 10, 2023, Kenya will join the list of African country that has launched operational space satellites. This milestone achievement for the country’s space industry will contribute to Kenya’s budding space economy. It also adds to Africa’s scientific innovation and development trajectory. The satellite is called Tafia-1... Continue Reading →

The Guyana-Venezuela Border Dispute

April 8, 2023 written by Ciara Perez For the last two centuries, Guyana and Venezuela have disputed over a 61,000-square-mile area known as Essequibo, rich in gold, oil, diamonds, and other natural resources. Venezuela says it claimed the disputed territory in 1811 when it declared independence from Spain. However, in 1814 the United Kingdom claimed... Continue Reading →

Estonia’s Continued Support for Ukraine

April 10, 2023 Written by Ash Breedlove Five weeks after a general election in Estonia, Prime Minister Kaja Kallas reports her party, the Reform Party, has secured a deal with two other parties to form a coalition. Estonia’s Reform Party won the parliamentary election in March with 31.2% of the vote. The coalition has been formed... Continue Reading →

Honduras to Cut Diplomatic Ties with Taiwan

Written by Ciara Perez On March 14, 2023, Honduran President, Xiomara Castro, announced that the Honduras Foreign Ministry had begun switching diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China. Though changing diplomatic recognition to China was one of Castro’s campaign promises, in line with the left-wing Liberty and Refoundation Party she represented, it was unclear if Castro would... Continue Reading →

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