Derek Ingram and Brexit symbol

In the second half of 2018, Rita Payne’s Brexit and the British Media continued to be one of the most-read articles on the Round Table website. It was followed closely in the last six months of the year by a 2016 article on Diaspora, Development and the Indian State by Amit Kumar Mishra.

June saw a spike in readers turning to the Round Table tributes to Editorial Board member Derek Ingram who died on 17 June at the age of 92. Board member Richard Bourne, a close friend of Derek’s, wrote: “He symbolised the best in Commonwealth journalism. He died peacefully. A tall tree has fallen in the forest”.

David Perfect’s 2017 article on The Gambia’s return to the Commonwealth had a surge of readers in November of 2018.

At the end of the year, readers turned to an article on Malawi: The Human Hyenas which had appeared in the regular Commonwealth Update range of articles, written by Update Editor Oren Gruenbaum.

However, December also reflected that readership interest never strayed too far from India, as mentioned above, and, you’ve guessed, it…..Brexit.

Catch up with part one of this article.

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