“Lock him up! Register the predator in the sex offender registry!” By Almariam Trump admitted he is a “sexual predator” on the Howard Stern Show in 2006. Howard Stern:    Donald. Seriously. You know about sexual predators and things like that. Robin Quivers...
Security Council members often see the secretary-general as public servant than an independent political force, and a fall guy for when they mess up monumentally By Bashir Goth As the UN Security Council nominated the former Portuguese Prime Minister António Guterres...
African governments and civil society should have both institutional and substantive expectations of the next UN Secretary General. The institutional expectations should focus on feasible reform of the United Nations itself. This would mean African governments de-emphasising the demand for...
US Senate’s ‘Torture Report’ documented 119 victims of CIA torture • Al Jazeera speaks to the former secret prisoners, including the family of a man who died from his torture in CIA custody “Torture works, OK folks? I think we should go...
  By almariam A couple of days ago President Barack Obama slammed Donald “Only-I-Can-Fix-It” Trump for showing up on Russian state-owned network and dissing America’s “dishonest” media. Obama rhetorically wondered out loud: “Think about the fact that is Donald Trump’s role model....
By Caroline Njoroge An opening session with six East African regional energy ministries represented, an inspiring “Women in African Power” lunch, a unique gathering of Future Leaders in Energy and a free exhibition with technical workshops are just some of...

The End of China Inc?

A new Al Jazeera documentary finds:  Time is fast running out for China to pay off its bad debts China has more than two billion square metres of empty residential space – that’s enough to house more...
 Hair speaks of the past, and of cultural heritage. Steve Evans/Flickr Untangling the racial politics of hair has preoccupied casual observers and social analysts for centuries. Cutting edge anthropological analyses suggest that contemporary hair styling is about “fashioning futures”, since African...
Given Trump’s fickleness, aggressive character and isolationist policy, it is obvious that Arabs who put their honour and dignity above all other considerations would rather live with an intelligent, polite and internationalist Hillary than a man who finds no...
Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit reveals a $1.5 billion money laundering plot, bribery, theft and fraud in paradise: “It’s like something from a James Bond film.” Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit has exposed massive corruption at the top of the Maldives government,...

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