Daily Archives : 27th October 2009

The Commonwealth: kill or revamp?

The Commonwealth: kill or revamp?

The Commonwealth of Nations is celebrating its 60th Birthday in London this year. This is not only a good time to reflect on its history, but also on its relevance to members today. In other words, is the Commonwealth, as…

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Undiplomatic Diplomacy

Undiplomatic Diplomacy

The current BBC Radio 4 series “Parting Shots” which recounts the practice by British Ambassadors and High Commissioners of sending a valedictory despatch on completion of their posting overseas has raised a few eyebrows around Africa and beyond. Traditionally outgoing…

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