The EU and Greece: Changing frames and pursuing the Odyssey
If the Greeks and the Europeans find it in them to look towards a future which is of necessity a shared future, then they will find a way to forge a…
The ECB must fulfil its role as a ‘lender of last resort’ in Greece
Cutting the ECB's lifeline to Greek banks would push the country out of the eurozone and recklessly endanger the reputation of the ECB and the euro…
ACP states stress that EPAs are not just free-trade agreements
The Economic Partnership Agreements (EPA) were high on the agenda at the joint ACP trade committee in Brussels on 24-26 June. On the EPAs, ministers…
Germany approves US$142m aid for Mozambique
The Mozambican Foreign Minister Oldemiro Baloi and German ambassador Philipp Schauer signed a deal worth US$142 million for various development…
EU explanation of tax haven list not enough, says Antigua PM
The Antigua and Barbuda prime minister Gaston Browne was not reassured by the Head of the EU delegation to Barbados and the Organisation of Eastern…
Starting A Breakfast Programme
I'm setting up a breakfast programme at the school I teach at part time. Its heart breaking seeing hungry kids, and its reflected in their behaviour.…
“Perhaps the reason we are unable to love is that we yearn to be loved, that is, we demand something…”
“Perhaps the reason we are unable to love is that we yearn to be loved, that is, we demand something (love) from our partner instead of delivering…
Plastic pollution is an environmental horror story with a never-ending plot
Plastic is non-biodegradable. Every bit of plastic ever produced is still around, in some shape or form. In a consumer-driven society, much of this…
Greece: It all seems so clear — and so complicated
It was five years ago and Greece was on the verge of going bankrupt. Goldman Sachs and other vultures grasped the opportunity to fraudulently make an…
Kenya: Elders Defend Jama Against Graft Claims
[The Star] A Garissa county elder has thrown his weight behind embattled Governor Nathif…
Congo-Kinshasa: Church of England Divests From UK Oil Company Soco International After Virunga Scandal
[Global Witness] Global Witness welcomes the Church of England's decision to divest its £1.6 million holding in London-listed oil company Soco…