Libya: A stain on Africa as it revives the sale of black Africans

European governments are knowingly complicit in the torture and abuse of tens of thousands of refugees and migrants detained by Libyan immigration authorities in appalling conditions in Libya, said Amnesty International in a report published today in the wake of global outrage over the sale of…

The Brain Drain from Nigeria Finds a New Home…..Canada

By most standards, Ezekiel is living the middle-class Nigerian dream. At 41, he works as a senior manager at a Lagos-based media company where he earns a healthy salary. He also runs a successful side business importing and selling American used cars and has enough money to fund his wife and two…

Development would continue to elude a country that fails to educate its citizenry.

A long-standing economic theory commonly known as "Economic Convergence" postulates that as world economies develop they would inexorably attain the same level of development through trade based on comparative advantage, technology transfer through direct investment and job out-sourcing.

What Cultural traits engender economic development?

"The world is flat," Thomas Friedman has famously declared. His claim is that in this modern age of globalization, when capital can cross national borders so easily, when investment funds can be pulled from one country to another instantaneously to respond to new business opportunities, economic…

Haven’t We Done This Before? Lessons From and Recommendations for Strategic Competition in Sub-Saharan Africa

A trio of White House strategies have heralded the return of strategic competition between the United States and its adversaries, China and Russia, in sub-Saharan Africa. In the National Security Strategy, National Defense Strategy, and President Trump’s Africa