Roland Mwesigwa

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The world's rising powers have fallen

But the optimism of 2008 — when the so-called "BRICS" were ascendant, ready to reshape global economics and politics — has turned to doubt.<p>The impeachment trial of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and a Russian doping scandal that only a Soviet could be proud of are just the latest unmistakable …

Why are so many countries suddenly nationalistic?

A wave of nationalism seems to be sweeping across rich countries, from the UK’s ill-tempered exit of the European Union to the “America first” policies of US presidential candidate Donald Trump and the rise of populist, anti-immigrant movements in France, Eastern Europe, and elsewhere.<p>Drivers of …

Economic Development

Dubai Future Accelerators will change the world

285shares<p><b>H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum</b>, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, has launched the Dubai …

Behind Hillary’s Mask

RIGHT after the Sept. 11 attacks, I ran into Hillary Clinton outside an armory in Manhattan that served as a sort of clearing house for tragedy, where people brought pictures of the missing and checked for information. She talked for a long time, very freely, about Washington politicians who had …

The 6 Foods You Need To Clear Brain Fog & Boost Energy

What is your go-to pick-me-up when you are feeling tired and unfocused?<p>Coffee, tea, an energy drink?<p>As it turns out, your brain may be asking not for …

Politeness

Politeness<p>For most of human history, the idea of being ‘polite’ has been central to our sense of what is required to count as a good and civilised …