Asia’s Scramble for Africa , The Economist, 13 August 2016

“Sino-Japanese rivalry is fiercest in diplomacy and trade. Two prizes are on offer: access to natural resources and markets, and the continent’s 54 votes at the UN”. Concerns about China’s involvement in Africa are overplayed.…

INSURGENT POLITICAL PARTIES IN EUROPE (4)

hen the far left Syriza party won in Greece earlier this year, many predicted a political earthquake shattering the political stability of Europe. Economic austerity and high unemployment suggested anti-establishment politicians might be about to…