In the midst of plenty, poverty is the norm in Africa; here is one of the recent, but old appalling reasons

Robtel Neajai Pailey and Silas Kpanan Ayoung Siakor. In front of a collection of sticks, torn…


Are critical national infrastructures safe from cyberterrorism?

Holly Ellyatt. A cyberterror attack on vital national infrastructure such as power facilities,…


To make sense of what ails the Naira, you must understand this!!

The economics of exchange rates. Countries have multiple choices when it comes to exchange rate…


Isolating the effects of terrorism on economic development from other drivers of growth is just as elusive as the terrorists

Martin Maximino. The estimated number of deaths from terrorism worldwide rose from 3,329 in 2000 to…


Neutralizing Boko Haram Would Require More Than Counterterrorism Measures: Lessons From The US Experience

Boko Haram has killed and maimed more innocent civilians in the past year than ISIS and Al Shabaab…


Boko Haram Remains Resilient To Buhari's Elevated Dosage Of Muscular Intervention: Competing Thesis On Why Abound

President Buhari of Nigeria promised the electorates that his administration would make Boko Haram…


Supporting Private Business Growth In African Fragile States

  Benjamin Leo And Ross Thoutte. The World Bank Group faces significant operational changes…


The Fight Against Corruption Assumes A New Sense Of Urgency

    Anne Marie Sloth Carlsen. Corruption remains a serious global challenge that impedes…


Hunger In The Midst of Plenty As A Retardant to Sustainable Development In sub-Saharan Africa: A UNDP Report Concludes.

Sub-Saharan Africa cannot sustain its present economic resurgence unless it eliminates the hunger…