US Election: American Triumphalism after Cold War created the Putin Phenomenon and the new Russia

As the Soviet Union was breaking up 25 years ago, Mikhail Gorbachev expected the United States and its Western allies to provide vital aid. The former Soviet president thinks their failure to offer significant help wasted a chance to build a safer world and resulted from short-sighted gloating at a Cold War rival’s demise. In a wide-ranging interview with The […]

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Africa: How Facebook successfully predicted Ghana’s next president

In the recent US elections Facebook played a crucial role in predicting winner of the polls based on the popularity of the candidates. Months and days before the US goes to the polls social media trends showed that US President-elect Donald Trump had more fans and followers than Hillary Clinton. Donald Trump, from almost all the polls conducted on social […]

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