Bhaso Ndzendze

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Bhaso Ndzendze is the Research Director at the University of Johannesburg-Nanjing Tech University Centre for Africa-China Studies (CACS). His research interests include international economics, security studies, and International Relations methodology and he has taught and written on Africa-China relations, the politics of the Middle East, soft power, and the war on terror among other topics at the University of the Witwatersrand. His work has appeared in numerous journals and in the popular press including Business Day, Mail and Guardian, The Sunday Independent and The Mercury among others. His most recent publication is the Beginner’s Dictionary of Contemporary International Relations.

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Visualising Ethiopia’s Economic Leadership (and Challenges) in the Horn of Africa

The Horn of Africa has historically been one of the world’s most unstable regions, with internal strife, secessionism, interstate war, terrorism and piracy dominating...

Can these 6 worldwide Google search trends predict the 2020 US presidential election?

Whilst international observers are commonly deployed in fragile or new democracies in the developing world, elections in the developed world are viewed from outside,...

To Silence the Guns, Africa Should Tap its Diaspora

For the year 2020, the African Union, chaired by South Africa, will pursue as its principal aim the silencing of the guns. It has its work...

Worse than Oil? The Geopolitics of the Banana

Attracting encroachments to national sovereignty by rapacious Washington-connected multinational corporations and the meddling attentions of their powerful home country; stunting reform and economic development...

Africa and the World Bank: Why it’s Not Too Late

African countries are in a developmental conundrum; they have seen economic reversals in the wake (and arguably because) of the World Bank and yet...

The Contours of China-Africa Relations

Among the fulcrum points of contemporary international affairs, the relationship between China and the more than fifty countries that make up Africa is among...

How the War on Terror Brought China and Africa Closer

The war on terror, perhaps like the cold war in the latter half of the twentieth century, is a defining feature of the current...

The French Elections and the Much-Need Change in Relations with Africa (That Won’t Come)

On February 14th and March 21st, the two front-runners in the French national election to be held in late April and early May of...

There Will Always Be Spanish Catalonia

On October 6th 2016, the Parliament of Catalonia designated the 17th of September 2017 as the date in which the population of that region...

Democracy, Statecraft and the Partitions of Poland, 1772-1795

"Poland, as a government over local sovereigns, might not improperly be taken notice of. Nor could any proof more striking be given of the...

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