Cultural resonance in three airline meal trays

by Rashmee

Posted on September 4, 2022


Take a quick look at these items served up on three airline meal trays. Each …

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‘Tunisia is a country trapped in a slogan’

by Rashmee

Posted on July 29, 2022 / BBC


Have a listen: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3ct39t8…

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Tunisia, a country trapped in a slogan

by Rashmee

Posted on July 26, 2022


For all too long, Tunisia has been a country trapped in a slogan – the …

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What links Tunisia’s constitutional referendum and Brexit? Both sell a big lie

by Rashmee

Posted on July 25, 2022


Tunisia’s vote to restrict democracy is like Brexit’s claim to make the UK richer. Both …

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Should Tunisia be following the French model of doing business? Or not…

by Rashmee

Posted on July 14, 2022


We are a pretty confused lot, it strikes me, as I think about two parallel …

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Ben Ali’s phone calls illustrate the lesson of history: dictatorships end ignominiously

by Rashmee

Posted on January 14, 2022


With impeccable timing, the BBC has released secretly recorded phone calls between Tunisia’s former dictator…

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Did democracy in Tunisia fail or did it never succeed?

by Rashmee

Posted on October 14, 2021 / open Democracy


On 11 October, the Arab world’s first female prime minister was sworn into office in …

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Zambia once heralded the ‘African Spring’

by Rashmee

Posted on August 12, 2021


Before the so-called Arab Spring there was the one in Africa. And it was heralded …

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Why the livestock farmer is the world’s next guru

by Rashmee

Posted on July 26, 2021


I was very taken by a British professor’s assertion the other day that bankers and …

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Being generous with vaccines will benefit rich countries

by Rashmee

Posted on May 25, 2021 / The National


The World Health Organisation’s decision-making assembly begins today at an inflection point in the pandemic. …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK