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The Weekly Global Roundup: Disappearances In China, Tanzania, And Turkey (October 8 to 13, 2018)

The missing head of Interpol is held in China, Africa’s youngest billionaire was kidnapped in Tanzania, and a prominent Saudi Arabian journalist is said to be murdered in Turkey. In China, the government confirmed that it was holding the missing head of Interpol, Meng Hongwei – also a vice-minister of public security in the country – is under investigation for unspecified breaches of the law. In Tanzania, Africa’s youngest billionaire, entrepreneur and politician Mohammed Dewji, was kidnapped by gunmen. And in Turkey, prominent Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who has been critical of his country’s monarchy, went to the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul to obtain a document so he could get married to his Turkish fiancée, but never emerged thereafter. Continue reading

The Perfect Moment (To Start Or To Lead A Non-Profit Project) Does Not Exist

Throughout the four-day Model United Nations (UN) conference last week, two questions about the non-profit endeavour were frequently asked: How does one start a non-profit project, and what is the best leadership style or approach one should adopt? Continue reading

Guest-Of-Honour Speech: “Model A More Sustainable Future” (NPS International Model United Nations, 2017)

Guest-of-Honour Speech, “Model a More Sustainable Future”, delivered at the 2017 opening ceremony of the NPS International Model United Nations conference. Continue reading


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