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 Democracy and economics in Africa: the circle of growth

Democracy and economics in Africa: the circle of growth

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      11th April 2018 At low levels of economic development, democracy has little if any impact on growth. However as countries’ average incomes rise, a positive... 

 Africa must steer the rules of the international financial sector

Africa must steer the rules of the international financial sector

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      10th April 2018 The release of the Paradise Papers last year and the Panama Papers in 2016 revealed the role tax havens play in facilitating tax avoidance, tax... 

 Climate change is feeding armed conflict in Somalia

Climate change is feeding armed conflict in Somalia

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      9th April 2018 The blast that killed over 350 people and the double car bombing in Mogadishu last October have frustrated Somalia’s efforts to build stability.... 

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 An attack on Nigeria’s schoolgirls is an attack on education

An attack on Nigeria’s schoolgirls is an attack on education

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      5th April 2018 On 19 February 2018, militants arrived in trucks at the Government Girls Science and Technology College in Dapchi, Nigeria, wielding guns and... 

 South Africa and Nigeria are crucial for continental initiatives

South Africa and Nigeria are crucial for continental initiatives

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      4th April 2018 The impressive turnout at the African Union’s Extraordinary Summit on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) on 21 March showed the... 

 Africa must maximise the value of donor aid

Africa must maximise the value of donor aid

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      3rd April 2018 There has been a steady decline in the extent to which countries in sub-Saharan Africa are dependent on aid, although aid remains very important... 

 Will Africa’s huge new trade deal really transform the continent?

Will Africa’s huge new trade deal really transform the continent?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      29th March 2018 Africa took a giant step forward, at least symbolically, on 21 March when 44 of the African Union’s (AU) 55 member states signed the African... 

 MDC-T does succession the ZANU-PF way

MDC-T does succession the ZANU-PF way

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      28th March 2018 Morgan Tsvangirai inspired many in the fight for democracy in Zimbabwe. Sadly, the most immediate legacy of the late Movement for Democratic... 

 Mali’s problems are much bigger than July’s presidential election

Mali’s problems are much bigger than July’s presidential election

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      26th March 2018 Four months before Mali’s 29 July presidential election takes place, the country is still mired by governance and security problems. Political,... 

 South Africa can balance its water system, but the clock is ticking

South Africa can balance its water system, but the clock is ticking

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      22nd March 2018 South Africa’s water system hangs in the balance, as residents of Cape Town and Nelson Mandela Bay know all too well. But around the world cities,... 

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