Ana is a Global Affairs Editor for the Oxford Blue for the summer vacation and Michaelmas 2020. She is going into her third year studying Philosophy, Politics and Economics at St Edmund Hall.
Global Affairs

Rising food costs in Lebanon spark riots

Thousands of protesters across Lebanon blocked roads and marched through the streets as a response to rising food prices and to the lira’s rapid devaluation. The demonstrations that broke out quickly turned into riots as the protesters vandalizing and setting banks on fire. Tripoli saw the largest number of protests last Monday, amid claims that Read More…

Global Affairs

Rising child murder rates in South Africa intensify parole reform efforts

The South African capital of Cape Town has suffered a worrying increase in the number of murders recorded, especially in those of children and women. This has sparked nationwide fury and repeated calls for action from the government and the police. The anger was initially evoked by the murder of seven-year-old Tazne van Wyk. The Read More…