Sudan – not yet uhuru

History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes. Mark Twain It’s a scene all too familiar in the saga of politics. In lieu of the usual television broadcaster, a man clad in decorated khaki intrudes the family living room. His voice, monotonous and authoritative, carries a message that will change course of history. The autocratic…

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Diplomacy for Girls’ Education

‘If you educate a man, you educate an individual, but if you educate a woman, you educate a nation.” Fanti Proverb, Ghana One of the highlights of my year at SOAS was attending a conference on ‘The Role of Diplomacy in Mobilising Momentum for Girls’ Education’ at Wilton Park in July. Alexandra Abdelwahab, Lindsay Bownik, Kamilia Amdouni and I…

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