The great game…in Africa

by Rashmee

Posted on February 10, 2020


Europe is fighting hard to be relevant to Africa, its nearest continental neighbour. Today (Feb. 10) is the Africa Union (AU) summit in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia and AU headquarters. And it’s drawn European Council president Charles Michel – he’s been in Addis since Sunday – for some two dozen bilateral meetings with African … Continue reading “The great game…in Africa”

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Not a good idea for Trump administration to disrespect Africa’s big chief, but it did

by Rashmee

Posted on May 15, 2017


No one likes getting stood up, but especially high dignitaries from South Asia or Africa or even minor dignitaries who fancy themselves as more important than they really are. In South Asia, honour and respect are big considerations in doing business with people. People like to be addressed as “doctor”, even if they have only … Continue reading “Not a good idea for Trump administration to disrespect Africa’s big chief, but it did”

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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