Rethinking Democratic Representation

By Uchenna Ekwo The surprising outcome of the British referendum to leave the European Union and the unexpected rise of Donald Trump as the presumptive nominee of the Republican Party in November’s presidential election in the United States are further evidence of the disconnect between the political class and ordinary citizens.…

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Revisiting the Scandal at ICC

By Lawrence Freeman A potentially devastating scandal involving the president of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Judge Silvia Alejandra Fernandez Gurmendi, was brought to light in the July 3rd edition of London Evening Post. According to the article entitled, “ICC President in corruption scandal over Bashir,” Judge de Gurmendi received…

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The Panama Papers and Future of Journalism

Coming at a time public confidence in the media is probably at its lowest ebb, the release of the huge financial data hacked from a Panama law firm Mossack Fonseca by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) that exposed hidden offshore wealth of the rich and powerful around the…

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