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Twists and turns of a political nightmare

The vote of no-confidence against former prime minister Imran Khan earlier in the year was a painful process. After many twists and turns, the vote of no-confidence was ultimately conducted…

Issues for COP27

The UN Climate conference (COP27) to be convened on November 6-18 at the Egyptian Red Sea resort Sharm El Sheikh will grapple with a number of issues that lie at…

Political stability

The current political situation in Pakistan is getting complicated day by day. In order to counter the no-confidence motion, the government has decided to gather one million people in front…

A political conversation

There have been many comments about Africans’ reactions to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the horrific violence it has unleashed on Ukrainians and the humanitarian catastrophe it has created. Many…

Domestic foreign policy issues

A country’s leadership is supposed to serve its economic and security interests, advance people’s wellbeing, and respond to their aspirations for progress. These objectives are achieved with a combination of…

A political obituary

It is widely believed that the Sharif brothers were a creation of the establishment, brought into politics to counter the Pakistan People’s Party in Punjab. The Sharifs received much patronage…

Political rhetoric

Last week, PM Imran Khan distributed ‘certificates of appreciation’ to the top 10 best-performing federal ministers. Before ‘honouring’ his ministers, the PM should have realised that even after the completion…

The Merger and tax issues

The passage of Constitution (Thirty-first Amendment) Act, 2018 ["31st Constitutional Amendment"] by Senate and National Assembly, its adoption by the Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa [by vote of 92 to 7]…