Friday, March 24, 2017

Behind Those Fast Growth Rates, Rising Inequality

DAKAR, Senegal — It was his first post-election news conference, at a luxurious villa high above the Congo River, and the president of the...

Universal Credit Rating And The Fall Of The Three Fat Pigs

They were three mean fat little pigs that spread financial terror on the planet of Pigstan. They destroyed families, destroyed careers, whole nations, who...

On Greece – A Eurozone Debt And A Referendum

The Greek debt crisis has been captivating the attention of the geopolitically connected and global finance watchers for the past five years. It has...

Mississippi: America’s Forgotten Underbelly

GALESBURG, ILL, USA -- I came to the U.S. in my early 20s for college from my village in Middle Belt, Nigeria. Prior to...

The Increasing Threat Of Piracy In The Gulf Of Guinea

Take a boat ride out from the Nigerian port of Lagos and it is easy to see why piracy, sea robbery and other forms...

African Men Don’t Print Their Own Money, Don’t Make Their Own Guns – What...

EGBA FORTRESS OF ABEOKUTA -- Freedom has become an idea. Even an illusion. The reality of which has long escaped the consciousness of the...

Lee Kuan Yew, Death Of A Visionary, An African Perspective

Lee Kuan Yew, the former prime minister of Singapore, died on March 23 2015. He was an iconic leader who transformed a small backward...

Africa’s IMF Debt Rising

While it surely beats the imagination, a number of African countries have found themselves enmeshed in dealings with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The countries'...

Inequality Significantly Stifles Economic Growth

Income inequality has a statistically significant impact on economic growth, according to research by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). In Ghana and...

May 1, The Struggle for Dignity, by Colonel Cassad

May 1 is a holiday that is celebrated or observed by many countries around the world. We translate below an article written on the...