Bolaji Akinyemi and visions
Prof Bolaji Akinyemi - an international colossus - foresaw early where and what Nigeria’s foreign policy should be. He proposed the African High Command, because he understood that without a united Africa
That ‘Nigeria First’ foreign policy initiative
The Federal Government in an apparent shift from the norm recently mulled a seemingly innocuous ‘‘Nigeria First’’ foreign policy in the manner of the United States’ ‘‘America First.’’
Trump's revolving door: Bolton the latest to go
National Security Advisor John Bolton, fired by US President Donald Trump on Tuesday, is the latest member of his administration to be shown the door.
The concentric circles of South Africa’s foreign policy
It is an often repeated truism in foreign policy that countries can only be strong abroad if they are strong at home. Post-apartheid South Africa remains one of the world’s most unequal societies. Its white-dominated companies are ubiquitous across the continent. The apartheid-era army’s destabilisation of its neighbours has also left a profound distrust of…