During a side event of its annual meeting in October last year in Washington DC, the World
Before Nana Akufo-Addo’s inauguration as Ghana’s new President, the Financial Times sent its Africa correspondent
It’s May Day today, but we still have some work to do. To the coalface we go.
(1) The World Bank effectively has a monopoly in the market for measuring poverty. Almost everyone
I am currently working on a small project with some colleagues on the economic impact of
It took centuries before capitalism’s survival and future growth depended on an increase of the standards
“Africa Rising” stories have become old news in English-speaking media, so much so that Africa is
The historian Margery Perham once wrote that “the basic difficulty” with the British colonial technique of
This week, the World Bank issued a report, South Africa Economic Update: Inequality of Opportunity. The
Yesterday the African Union added their backing to Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s run at becoming
An interview with the makers of ‘Quel Souvenir,’ a film about an oil pipeline between Chad and Cameroon
Twelve years after ground was first broken on an oil pipeline between Chad and Cameroon, the
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGiLEEX5OuQ&feature=player_embedded&w=500&h=307&rel=] Rakesh Rajani, the head of Tanzanian “citizen-centered initiative”, Twaweza, on the “five key networks that
[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/9094186 w=500&h=281] Now they do it via social network games.
The best 10 minutes of free education you can get from a white guy in a