Monday, April 24, 2017

Will Looking to Its Past Help Britain's Future? – Inside Story

The United Kingdom is on course to break away from the European Union. So, it's looking for economic and political opportunities elsewhere. One important tool is the Commonwealth: an organisation made up of former British colonies - and one of the most diverse - created 87 years ago. The British government says it will try to 'revitalise' the Commonwealth and increase trade with its member states. So, can the Commonwealth help a post-brexit UK economy?

Presenter: Sami Zeidan | Guests: Alex Vines - Head of the Africa Programme at Chatham House; Sophie Gallop - Teaching Associate at the University of Birmingham; Murtala Touray - Former Senior West Africa analyst at IHS Global Insight.