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Launch of the latest book in the African Arguments series. Amidst the turmoil of the Middle East, few have noticed the extent to which Israel has slowly but surely been bui...
The Franc Zone is vulnerable to the criticism that it is a colonial arrangement. It consists of fourteen countries on mainland Africa, all but two of which are former French colonies. (There is a separate arrangement with the Comoros.) The currency, the CFA ...
2019 was a pretty mixed year both in Africa and the UK. In Africa, there were bright spots like Senegal and Ghana; some dark spots, like Cameroon and Zimbabwe where problems are festering; and a lot of dappled spots in between from Sudan and Ethiopia, w...
We read last week that the Brazilian economy ministry had adjusted its monthly export data for September, October and November twice in under a week. The revisions were sizeable: that for November was close to US$6bn. They undermine the credibility of the stat...
This blog was co-authored by Dr Julian Eaton (Co-Director of the Centre for Global Mental Health at LSHTM and Mental Health Director at CBM International), Dr Nicholas Westcott (Director of the Royal African Society) and Prof Stanley Okolo (Director-General of...