The US making anti-corruption a priority in its foreign policy

*Courtesy of Independent. President Joe Biden issued a memo Thursday instructing the federal…


African Kleptocrats watch with unease as sanctions bite their Russian counterparts

The systematic looting of African economies by Africans is not news. While it remains the primary…


Money Laundering and Trans-Organized Financial Crimes in Nigeria.

Owalabi Bakre.* Nigeria loses US$600 million annually to money laundering. Between the mid-1980s…


But of course, it is Africa. It is also Ethiopia

Editorial commentary. Recent events in Ethiopia, as horrific as they are, no longer shock or…


Nigeria at cross-roads: Completely lost but making good progress

    Editorial commentary. Like all nation-states before it, Nigeria is now confronted…


Reverse Migration to Africa ...Policy Makers Should Encourage this Spectacle.

*Article credit. WHEN BANKS started to fail and protesters began filling the streets in 2019,…


Hidden Toll of COVID in Africa Threatens Global Pandemic Progress

Sarah Wild. Undercounting or ignoring cases of the disease on the continent could lead to new…


American democracy is tested; but foremost is political stability, then sustainability in all else.

Steven Cohen. It may seem paradoxical, but political stability is a prerequisite for the change we…


Inhabitants of Africa need only look to Taiwan to flatten their Covid 19 infection rates

*Photo credit: AP News Steven O. Kimbrough (Wharton, University of Pennsylvania) Christine Chou,…


African States Can No longer Be Bothered With Covid-19, But A New Variant Has Arrived.

John O. Ifediora. As the Covid-19 pandemic in sub-Sharan African countries conveyed a sense of…