President-elect Trump to take the back seat in African involvement

Key details: 14/01/2017 from Tanzania Assessment: President-elect Trump has implied that, during his term as president, America will be taking the back seat when it comes to their policy and engagements in Africa such as foreign aid, and investments – contrary to their previous dominant position in the continent and the rest of the world. The president conveys little interest and doubts any return in their investments on the continent saying, “With so much corruption in Africa, how much of our funding is stolen? Why should we spend these funds on Africa when we are suffering here in the U.S.?”. This, arguably, has repercussions on[…]

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Protectionism provided by Police Union Contracts

Key details: 14/01/2017 from Qatar Assessment: A report collectivised by Reuters gives reason to believe that any form of misconduct by police officers in the United States are not held accountable as contracts of police officers, allegedly, help to protect them if a case or complaint was held against them. This can be problematic for the United States department of Justice because it implies that even if there was evidence and charges held against a police officer it would not make a difference as the evidence held against them is ridden of or overlooked by the Police force department. This was the case in San Antonio,[…]

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