A scholar of ancient Greek literature explains what the Olympics of modern day have in common with the 776 B.C. games at Olympia.
The development strategy based on foreign investment in natural resources projects has not delivered economic growth or security. What’s needed is an inclusive vision based on local realities.
With the Australian Open about to start this year’s grand slam series, a crunch of the data from past performances gives a hint at who is the current best male player, possibly.
Rich Indian women are anxious about being recognised as members of an international elite.
Protests are raising tensions in Africa’s most populous country, with agitators and federal troops clashing on the streets. But is Nigeria on the brink of another civil war?
What does it mean to be French? The two standing presidential candidates hope voters will agree with their version of the answer.
Indian elites’ extravagant weddings are a show of strength, a glamorised return to traditions, and a celebration of social conservatism.
George Kerevan, Stephen Boyd and Katherine Trebeck see a world where employees are treated like just-in-time inventory.
South Africa’s economic challenges of 2016 are largely a reflection of its inability to change in the light of global shocks.