Former US President, George W. Bush, advocates for PEPFAR and Africa

Ambassador John Campbell. Former President George W. Bush’s trip to Botswana and Namibia is a…


Nigeria: Too Big To Be Ignored But Too Slow To Rise

Gavin Sarkin And Chris Hays. It’s easy to write off Nigeria as a place destined to perpetuate…


Creating more states in Nigeria was, and continues to be a bad idea

John O. Ifediora. Nigeria, like its oil-exporting counterparts such as Venezuela, Iran, Algeria,…


With as many as ninety-five million Nigerians living without electricity, a corrective measure is imperative

Obinna F. Muoh. From the student in a rural town somewhere in Nigeria that is literally burning…


US-Africa Energy Summit 2017

The US-Africa Energy Summit 2017 to be held in Madison, Wisconsin, USA, on September 18-19, 2017,…


Israel's Move to defund the United Nations and the Syrian crises: is this the beginning of the end of the UN?

Simon Adams. For five bloody months, the 250,000 civilians of rebel-held eastern Aleppo were…


Beyond anecdotes: Getting to the heart of human smuggling

Ottilia Anna Maunganidze. As global migration – primarily of people from the Middle East and North…


The decline in primary commodity prices, electricity outages, and insurgencies hamper economic growth in Africa

The latest Africa’s Pulse shows economic slowdown in Sub Saharan Africa, with growth dipping in…


Lessons from the South African Electricity Crisis

Kate Bayliss. South Africa is suffering an electricity crisis. Blackouts have been widespread and…


A better way to understand the effects of Money Laundering and Financial Crimes

Illicit financial flows (IFFs), defined as “money illegally earned, transferred or used”, are…