The Latest: 39.3 | World Order

Anwar Ibrahim reconsiders the ummah, Colin Tudge plans a greener and humane economic system, Ahmad Adedimeji Amobi is optimistic about emerging young Nigeria, Naomi Foyle would like the world order to resemble a tree, Shanon Shah scrutinises soft power, Peter Mandaville rethinks world order thinking after Black Lives Matter, and poems by Halimah Adisa.

The unprecedented and unpredicted changes in global, political, and economic arrangements have altered the realities of the present.

If we want the world order to change for the better, a world that is fit for humanity and our fellow creatures to live in, or indeed one where it is possible to live in, then everything we do and think has to be conducive to that end.

n my southwestern part of Nigeria, Lagos to us is ‘abroad’. A small London. If not for everyone, for me, it was my dream to visit the city because talking about Lagos is basically describing Nigeria.

limate crisis, refugee crisis, pandemic. Systemic racism, xenophobia, increasing health and socioeconomic inequalities. State surveillance, drone warfare, robotisation, the rise of AI during an epidemic of mental illness.

In 1952, the British authorities declared a state of emergency in colonial Kenya, precipitating years of violent warfare.