Centralized electricity supply must now end; the dawn of the mini-grids

As the world moves inexorably towards clean energy, and just as steadfastly sheds its dependence on…


The fragility of the Maghreb's constituent nations-states

Anour Boukars. Persistent economic and social disparities between urban centers and outlying…


Destroying a democracy is not too hard to do: See how

Richard J. Evans. There are more ways of destroying a democracy than sending troops into the…


Impediments to holistic development in African countries

John Ifediora. A common argument adduced in defense of Africa’s abysmal development pattern or lack…


Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) 2018

The Council on African Security And Development (CASADE) is pleased to announce this international…


The effective use of China’s soft power in Africa

Africa's natural resources have long provided allure for China. On the back of large infrastructure…


Bridging the leadership gap in Africa

Syerramia Willoughby. What is Ubuntu? Is it a radical or benign concept? Ubuntu is a traditional…


Many Developing Countries Are Trapped: Few Can Climb The Economic Ladder

Maria A. Arias, Yi Wen. The low- or middle-income trap phenomenon has been widely studied in recent…


Maritime Security and African development

Carlos Lopes. Africa boasts of an abundance of natural resources, in particular aquatic and marine…


Does the terrorist label obscures more than it enlightens in the effort to curb terrorism?

Nigerians, in the main, have a tendency to do what they are not supposed to do, especially if…