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Author: Cecil Takim

Liverpool Really Mean Business

Liverpool had a fine 2017/18 season. They finished in the top 4 of the Premier League in successive seasons for…

Mesut Ozil’s “Retirement” and the Fluidity of Identity

Last Sunday, Mesut Ozil announced his international retirement from the Germany National Team. It may have not been a surprise…

Absence of Dasuki and Defence Counsel Halts Trial Proceedings

On Wednesday 17th January 2017, former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki’s trial for money laundering and the illegal possession of…

My Top 5 International Stories of 2016

2016 has been a very interesting year with stories and events that will have ramifications on our everyday lives and…

President Donald J. Trump. Get Used To It

Honestly, I never thought that I’d end up writing this piece but it really happened. Donald J. Trump was elected…

Trump, A Creation of the US Establishment

Donald Trump’s presidential hopes have been in meltdown in the last week. On Friday last week, a tape surfaced of …

Neoliberalism. Is it finally challenged?

Great Britain’s vote to leave the European Union was a shock to many around the world especially those who had…

Recap of the RNC and DNC

The Republican Party and the Democratic Party officially announced their nominees for President of the United States through their national…
In the wake of the cases of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, Takim Ndifon writes on police brutality and a lack of empathy in the US.

Police Brutality and Lack of Empathy in America

The past week has been  very turbulent in the United States. We have recently seen the killings of Alton Sterling…

The Brexit Vote- Highlighting divisions within the UK

On Thursday 23rd of June, the United Kingdom held a referendum on whether it should remain in the European Union…
Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton’s made History but her Presidency is not Guaranteed.

Hillary Rodman Clinton is the most popular female politician in the history of United States. On June 7, she made…
Brexit UK & EU

Brexit: Could the UK leave the EU?

Last year,  I was in Canterbury, Kent doing studies for a year. In my Politics class, my lecturer usually talked…
Brazil

Brazil’s Political Crisis Simplified

So the mainstream media has been taking coverage of the US Election which is justifiable. The fiasco of the US…

US Election 2016: The Story So Far

The USA is in an election year. The world has been enraptured with the election since April last year when…