Linda Spotswood

A New Border Trade Point Between Sudan And South Sudan: Renewed Hope For Civil War Trapped Civilians 1

“Wars are hard to stop, famines are not” (Michael Bowers, Mercy Corps). On Tuesday 13th February 2018, Sudan’s government opened a border point for trade with South Sudan for the first time since Southern Independence in 2011. This is a step in the right direction for improving the economic concerns […]

Trump’s Latest Executive Order: Keeping The Notorious Guantanamo Military Prison Open

“The degree of civilisation in a society can be judged by entering its prisons” (Fyodor Dostoevsky). On Tuesday the 30th of January, the U.S. President Donald Trump used his first State of the Union address to declare that the Guantanamo Detention Centre will remain open. This will override his predecessor, Barrack Obama’s promise […]