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POLICY MAKING IN A PANDEMIC; A CRITICAL REFLECTION ON THE SOUTH AFRICAN APPROACH – KAAMILLAH SOEKER

Kaamillah Soeker discusses South African policy making in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

THE POLITICISATION OF ANTI-CORRUPTION – NKOSANA SITHOLE

Nkosana Sithole discusses the politicisation of anti-corruption initiatives.

THE GREAT REJUVENATION OF THE CHINESE NATION – MARA BRENDEL

Mara Brendel analyses the way in which China is growing.

IS IT POSSIBLE FOR AFRICA TO REACH CONTINENTAL INDEPENDENCE OR IS ITS LEGACY OF DEPENDENCE JUST FAR TOO GREAT? – DANESSA PRETORIUS

Danessa Pretorius investigates if it is possible for Africa to be truly independent.

CRYPTO LEAKS AND THE GEOPOLITICAL IMPLICATIONS ON SWITZERLAND’S NEUTRALITY DOCTRINE AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY- MATTEO MOSELI

Wikileaks and Spy Cables have exposed the dark under-world of espionage and have sent the intelligence community and governments into retreat. Matteo Moseli explores the impact of the recent intelligence leaks and it’s impact on Switzerland’s famed neutrality doctrine.

CREDIT RATING AGENCIES?WHAT ARE THEY AND WHY DO THE HOLD SO MUCH POWER?-LAURA RUBIDGE

Credit Rating Agencies? Who are they? Why do they exists? Laura Rubrige investigates the phenomena of Credit Rating Agencies.

INEQUALITY, SOCIAL MOBILITY, AND COVID-19 IN MEXICO -JULIO GALIDO GUTIERREZ

The Covid-19 pandemic has increased the global fault lines of poverty around the world, more so than ever in the developing world. Julio Gutierrez explores the impact of Covid-19 on Mexico’s inequality levels and social mobility.